Breaking the Stigma: AANHPI Mental Health



  • Demonstrate an understanding of the cultural perceptions and beliefs around mental health in diverse AANHPI communities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of how family, social, and political structures create unique struggles for AANHPI individuals.
  • Identify and understand key statistical facts about AANHPI mental health.
  • Explain the barriers that exist in accessing appropriate mental health care for AANHPI individuals.
  • Create innovative solutions to enhance access to culturally-responsive mental health care for the AANHPI community


An introduction to mental health within the Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) community


  1. Who comprises the AANHPI community?
  2. What are the struggles the AANHPI community faces with mental health?
  3. What are the cultural perceptions of mental health in the AANHPI community?
  4. What actions can be taken to address AANHPI mental health struggles?