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How three Philly groups are raising mental health awareness in immigrant communities [inquirer.com]

Jan 26, 2021

This article, published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, spotlights the second cycle of grantees of the Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness.

The mental health needs of immigrants, who make up nearly 14% of Philadelphia’s population, are often centered on immigration, a stressful and sometimes traumatic ordeal. Yet many immigrants come from cultures where stigma around mental health makes them reluctant to talk about the emotional difficulties they face.

The COVID-19 pandemic has only aggravated an already difficult situation as immigrants seek out information about the coronavirus in their languages, cope with increased conflict between family members, and look for behavioral health resources that address their needs in a culturally sensitive way.

That’s why these three Philadelphia nonprofits have developed unique approaches to helping the city’s immigrant communities at a time of heightened uncertainty. Here’s what their work has looked like in the past year.

To read the full article by Bethany Ao, click here.