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Our symposiums cover a broad range of subjects, emotions and solutions. We help the community learn how to become healthy and whole!

AAMHC Outreach & Symposiums

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Alcohol Ads, Youth & Mental Health

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African-American Youth Exposed to More Magazine and Television Alcohol Advertising Than Youth in General
Released: 9/27/2012 9:00 AM EDT
Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


 — African-American youth ages 12-20 are seeing more advertisements for alcohol in magazines and on TV compared with all youth ages 12-20, according to a new report from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The report is available on CAMY’s website, www.camy.org.
The report analyzes alcohol exposure by type and brand among African-American youth in comparison to all youth. It also assesses exposure of African-American youth to alcohol advertising relative to African-American adults across various media venues using the most recent year(s) of data available.
Alcohol is the most widely used drug among African-American youth

AAMHC Community Coalition

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The African American Mental Health Coalition is a group of healthcare and mental health medical advocates. We are passionate about serving the community with the best free, low cost and quality resources. Our hope is to bring us to a greater awareness about the mind and body connection. The foods we eat (*including the vegetables), the games we play, the sweat equity that we put into ourselves individually, and as a community, all contributes to our mental health. Check out our most recent studies by various colleges and universities. Stay on top of the research, and don't forget to set aside time for yourselves to grow and prosper!

Black Youth, Stress Risk

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African-American Youth at Risk: Stress a Factor, but Type Important
Source: Washington University in St. Louis

 — Exposure to stress can increase the risk for violent behaviors and depressive symptoms for African-American young adults. Different types of stress, particularly racial discrimination, can influence the level of this risk, finds a new study by Lorena Estrada-Martínez, PhD, assistant professor at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. The study, to be published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Youth and Adolescence, examined whether different kinds of stressors equally influence the risk for violent behaviors and depressive symptoms among 

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AAMHC is an award winning nonprofit grassroots effort to reach the disenfranchised community with mental health services. We can help you and your family find vital services to be healthy & happy. Give us a call today!