Outreach Works in Mental Health

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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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Hypertension in Black Men

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Tough Medicine: Reducing Hypertension in African American Men

Released: 9/10/2012 12:00 PM EDT
Source: University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

— Even though African American men in the United States are disproportionately more likely to have uncontrolled high blood pressure (or hypertension) than other racial and ethnic groups, they are less likely to take

Mental Health, Beat the Statistics

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Mental Health and African Americans

  • Poverty level affects mental health status. African Americans living below the poverty level, as compared to those over twice the poverty level, are 3 times more likely to report psychological distress.
  • African Americans are 20% more likely to report having serious psychological distress than Non-Hispanic Whites.
  • Non-Hispanic Whites are more than twice as likely to receive antidepressant prescription treatments as are Non-Hispanic Blacks.
  • The death rate from suicide for African American men was almost four times that for African American women, in 2009.
  • However, the suicide rate for African Americans is 60% lower than that of the Non-Hispanic White population.
  • A report from the U.S. Surgeon General found that from 1980 - 1995, the suicide rate among African Americans ages 10 to 14 increased 233%, as compared to 120% of Non-Hispanic Whites.1

Our Partner Agencies

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Our mental health professionals are eager to sit down with you, talk about whatever you need. We are all here to help, and we have many solutions to get you to the next level of your personal and emotional growth. Counseling resources are available through our partner agencies. Please come see us and let's figure out how to move forward together!

Making your way FORWARD!

Breaking Depression

Some days are harder than others, it's just a fact of life. If you find that you're having some rough times, there are a few tricks to get you through the day. Fretting, worrying, can

Can we talk?

  Mental health professionals everywhere can attest to the power of talking, just opening up. For a change though, try this: Instead of always just opening up about the problem,

Don't sweat the small stuff!

The Oprah Effect?   Okay, so who doesn't love the Oprah? She made us think about things like well-being, many a stormy mid-afternoon, Oprah was there to help us through. Happines

A Meditation that Makes Sense!

by   Desiderata   Go placidly amidst the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all

Our Mental Health Hot Tips!

Black Youth, Stress Risk

African-American Youth at Risk: Stress a Factor, but

Healthy Choices

As a mother and sister with family members who have m

EveryBODY Workout! Soul Food Cookoffs and more!

EveryBODY Workout! Soul Food Cookoffs and more! Our

Objectives & Goals

What we hope to do is become a venue of information a

Mending Relationships? Pray

Across Races, Couples That Pray Together Are HappierS

Racism impact on Mental Health

Perceived Racism May Impact Black Americans’ Mental

Health & Exercise Programs

 It's easy to miss how closely mental health is

CWRU Opens Dialogue, Blacks & Mental Health

CWRU Opens Dialogue on African-Americans and Mental Ill

Black Families need Prostate Services, extra help

Here's just another area where families need to push

Alcohol Ads, Youth & Mental Health

African-American Youth Exposed to More Magazine and T

Mental Health, Beat the Statistics

Mental Health and African Americans Poverty level

Black Youth, Stress Risk

African-American Youth at Risk: Stress a Factor, but

Black Families need Prostate Services, extra help

Here's just another area where families need to push

Our Partner Agencies

Our mental health professionals are eager to sit down

EveryBODY Workout! Soul Food Cookoffs and more!

EveryBODY Workout! Soul Food Cookoffs and more! Our

CWRU Opens Dialogue, Blacks & Mental Health

CWRU Opens Dialogue on African-Americans and Mental Ill

Health & Exercise Programs

 It's easy to miss how closely mental health is

Give and get a little smile

  As a mother and sister with family members who

Hypertension in Black Men

      Tough Medicine: Reducing Hype

Objectives & Goals

What we hope to do is become a venue of information a

Outreach & Resources

Alcohol Ads, Youth & Mental Health

African-American Youth Exposed to More Magazine and Television Alcohol Advertising Than Youth in GeneralReleased: 9/27

Racism impact on Mental Health

Perceived Racism May Impact Black Americans’ Mental HealthSource: American Psychological Association (APA) - Ps

AAMHC Community Coalition

The African American Mental Health Coalition is a group of healthcare and mental health medical advocates. We are pass

Intervention Healthy Pregnancies

Program Aims to Cut Death Rate of Pregnant African-American WomenReleased: 9/21/2012 8:00 AM EDT Source: Harris Health

Healing through Knowledge

Often, our Higher Power allows things to occur in our lives for us to grow, to get through the hard times, so we can reach back and help someone else that is now going through the same things! Isn't your Creator great? It's all a big circle, and we want to show you how to change

About us

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!