Outreach Works in Mental Health

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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

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Mending Relationships? Pray

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Across Races, Couples That Pray Together Are Happier
Source: University of Virginia

 — The first major study to compare religion and relationship quality across America's major racial and ethnic groups finds that for all groups, shared religious activity – attending church together and especially praying together – is linked to higher levels of relationship quality.


African-Americans derive the most benefits from that connection because they are significantly more likely than whites or Latinos to pray together and attend church together, offsetting other socioeconomic factors tied to lower relationship quality – a finding dubbed the "African-American religion-marriage paradox," said W. Bradford Wilcox, a sociology professor 

Racism impact on Mental Health

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Perceived Racism May Impact Black Americans’ Mental Health

Source: American Psychological Association (APA) - Psychological Responses to Racism Similar to Trauma Symptoms, Study Finds

WASHINGTON -- For black American adults, perceived racism may cause mental health symptoms similar to trauma and could lead to some physical health disparities between blacks and other populations in the United States, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.


While previous studies have found links between racism and mental health, this is the first meta-analysis on the subject

Hypertension in Black Men

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Tough Medicine: Reducing Hypertension in African American Men

Released: 9/10/2012 12:00 PM EDT
Source: University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

— Even though African American men in the United States are disproportionately more likely to have uncontrolled high blood pressure (or hypertension) than other racial and ethnic groups, they are less likely to take

Making your way FORWARD!

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,

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

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!

Racism impact on Mental Health

Perceived Racism May Impact Black Americans’ Mental

Black Youth, Stress Risk

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

Give and get a little smile

  As a mother and sister with family members who

Healthy Choices

As a mother and sister with family members who have m

EveryBODY Workout! Soul Food Cookoffs and more!

EveryBODY Workout! Soul Food Cookoffs and more! Our

Mending Relationships? Pray

Across Races, Couples That Pray Together Are HappierS

Health & Exercise Programs

 It's easy to miss how closely mental health is

Objectives & Goals

What we hope to do is become a venue of information a

Black Families need Prostate Services, extra help

Here's just another area where families need to push

CWRU Opens Dialogue, Blacks & Mental Health

CWRU Opens Dialogue on African-Americans and Mental Ill

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

Black Youth, Stress Risk

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

AAMHC Community Coalition

The African American Mental Health Coalition is a gro

Black Families need Prostate Services, extra help

Here's just another area where families need to push

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

CWRU Opens Dialogue, Blacks & Mental Health

CWRU Opens Dialogue on African-Americans and Mental Ill

Mental Health, Beat the Statistics

Mental Health and African Americans Poverty level

Hypertension in Black Men

      Tough Medicine: Reducing Hype

Outreach & Resources

Mending Relationships? Pray

Across Races, Couples That Pray Together Are HappierSource: University of Virginia  — The first major study to

Health & Exercise Programs

 It's easy to miss how closely mental health is connected to physical health.  Sometimes, even running low o

Black Youth, Stress Risk

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

Intervention Healthy Pregnancies

Program Aims to Cut Death Rate of Pregnant African-American WomenReleased: 9/21/2012 8:00 AM EDT Source: Harris Health

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!