APA’s flagship program to educate communities around the nation about disparities in mental health and to encourage and facilitate collaboration among a community's stakeholders to take action to eliminate mental health disparities. (formerly called OMNA on Tour)
The Mental Health and Faith Community Partnership is a collaboration between psychiatrists and clergy aimed at fostering a dialogue between two fields, reducing stigma, and accounting for medical and spiritual dimensions as people seek care.
- Reducing Ethnic/Racial Disparities Across the LifeCycle in the AGA of PPCA (2 CME Credits; free for members)
- Reducing, externalizing, and internalizing Symptoms and disorders among Hispanic youth
- Psychiatrist communication behaviors with depressed African Americans
- Improving antidepressant engagement among depressed Latinos
- Disparities in cognitive function and rate of decline by race/ethnicity
- The Practicality of Cultural Psychiatry: Bridging the gap between theory and practice (1.5 CME Credits; free to members)
Assorted public education resources about diversity in mental health including videos, reports, and fact sheets.
APA Division of Diversity and Health Equity