While all of our communities face mental health challenges, African American communities often deal with more stigma and discrimination, and can receive compromised care. Challenges Stigma In NAMI California’s report on diverse communities, community members surveyed were asked to weigh in
Those we care about in the LGBTQ+ community — friends, family members, colleagues, and neighbors — must confront stigma and prejudice based on their sexual orientation or gender identity while also dealing with the societal bias against mental health conditions.
Maintain a schedule and designate working time and life time. During office hours, you work; during break time, you live. When you do this, it helps you from being distracted by regular life matters when you’re supposed to be working.
The COVID-19 crisis is something we are experiencing together as a community, and we are working hard to make sure we can continue to provide our members and community with support during this difficult and uncertain time.
Ideas for how to stay connected during the COVID-19 crisis.