“Finding Strength: State of Asian American Mental Health” will be presented by NAAPIMHA, JACL and AARP AAPI Community on Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 5 to 6 p.m. EDT (2 to 3 p.m. PDT).

Join Dr. DJ Ida, executive director of National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA), in a livestreamed community event focused on mental health and the kick-off of the “Reimagine Asian America” series.

Dr. Ida will moderate a conversation with experts on finding personal and community strength in the face of the rising anti-Asian racism and COVID-19 pandemic. Asian Americans across generations are experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, and social isolation at alarming rates.

How to register: Mark yourself “going” on the Facebook event page. You will have access to the livestream when it goes live. This virtual event is free.


Dr. Terry S. Gock, Ph.D. Pacific Clinics’ Asian Pacific Family Center

Dr. Nira Singh, Asian Americans for Community Involvement

Emily Chum, Self-Help for the Elderly

Big questions:

What is the state of Asian American mental health?

How do we define strength as Asian Americans?

How can we find the strength to protect our mental and emotional well-being?

This program is part of “Reimagine Asian America,” a free monthly livestream event series featuring experts and storytellers committed to creating a more humane and equitable world for Asian Americans across generations.

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