Outreach Works in Mental Health

Our Current Events

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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

Coming soon!

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

Black Families need Prostate Services, extra help

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Here's just another area where families need to push their doctors and medical providers for services they need to stay healthy and happy!

African-American Couples Have Unmet Needs when Family Affected by Prostate Cancer

Source: Moffitt Cancer Center
— Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center have found that in African-American families where men are diagnosed with prostate cancer, they have unmet psychosocial needs that affect their survivorship, as well as family and social relationships.
The study, recently published in the Journal of Cancer Education, focused on better understanding the African-American male and family prostate cancer

EveryBODY Workout! Soul Food Cookoffs and more!

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EveryBODY Workout! Soul Food Cookoffs and more!

Our organization meets regularly around the vital issues that impact you and our entire community. We are not only concerned about your overall mental health, but we know that there is a tight mind, body and soul connection. Please visit our website regularly for information on diet, exercise, meditation and all of the good things that can help us all keep it together. We live in a stressful society, but it doesn't mean we have to be all stressed out.

There are ways that we can protect ourselves through the right nutrition, putting aside special time just for ourselves, with music or reading, or self empowerment! We can do this together. Come join us, watch for our upcoming great workout videos and healthy soul food recipes (and contests, yum!) Into the future, we're also going to be busy planning our quarterly events, a healthy soul food cookoff. Contact us and find out how you can get involved!

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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!

Alcohol Ads, Youth & Mental Health

African-American Youth Exposed to More Magazine and T

AAMHC Community Coalition

The African American Mental Health Coalition is a gro

CWRU Opens Dialogue, Blacks & Mental Health

CWRU Opens Dialogue on African-Americans and Mental Ill

Hypertension in Black Men

      Tough Medicine: Reducing Hype

Mending Relationships? Pray

Across Races, Couples That Pray Together Are HappierS

Black Youth, Stress Risk

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

Racism impact on Mental Health

Perceived Racism May Impact Black Americans’ Mental

Our Partner Agencies

Our mental health professionals are eager to sit down

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

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

Mental Health, Beat the Statistics

Mental Health and African Americans Poverty level

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

Intervention Healthy Pregnancies

Program Aims to Cut Death Rate of Pregnant African-Am

Healthy Choices

As a mother and sister with family members who have m

Our Partner Agencies

Our mental health professionals are eager to sit down

Racism impact on Mental Health

Perceived Racism May Impact Black Americans’ Mental

Black Families need Prostate Services, extra help

Here's just another area where families need to push

Outreach & Resources

Mental Health, Beat the Statistics

Mental Health and African Americans Poverty level affects mental health status. African Americans living below the

Black Youth, Stress Risk

African-American Youth at Risk: Stress a Factor, but Type ImportantSource: Washington University in St. Louis  

Racism impact on Mental Health

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

Hypertension in Black Men

      Tough Medicine: Reducing Hypertension in African American Men Released: 9/10/2012 12:00 PM ED

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!