Due to recent increases of hate crimes against the AAPI community, it’s understandable if you feel uneasy and/or unsafe in your community. In these moments, it may be helpful to create a safety plan for yourself and your loved ones. Safety plans enable the individual(s) to protect themselves and to be prepared for high-stress situations. … Continue reading Safety Planning for Hate Crimes Against the AAPI Community
As we continue to celebrate and plan for the holiday season, it’s more than okay to feel down and discouraged since it will most likely be different from prior years. Although we may not be able to uphold all cherished traditions, we hope you are able to create new ones that you will bring to … Continue reading 9 Ways to Safely Celebrate this Holiday Season
An intro to Colonial Mentality and its effects on the Filipino-/American community, in recognition and celebration of Filipino American History Month. We acknowledge that there are many terms to describe the community: Filipinx/a/o, and have chosen to use “Filipino” in this resource. On her flight back home from visiting my auntie in Canada, my mom … Continue reading Colonial Mentality in the Filipino-/American Community
45% of adults say that the pandemic has affected their mental health. The pandemic has created a paradox in our mental health care. At this time when we are in more need of support for anxiety and depression, the resources that provide it are harder to access in person. Should I consider starting therapy now, … Continue reading Seeking Virtual Mental Health Care
Download Printable Black and White PDF of the Safety Plan Here September is Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month Though it is critical and life-saving to create individual safety plans in case you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts and ideation, it’s important to note that suicide prevention also includes more accessible health care, … Continue reading Safety Planning for Suicide Prevention
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