• 5757 W. Century Blvd. Ste #600 Los Angeles, CA 90045
  • (213) 909- 0985
  • Monday-Friday:  9:00am-4:30pm  
  • info@africancoalition.org
info@africancoalition.org

Who We Are

The Coalition was formed in response to the growing challenges of mental illness in African communities, and to the lack of culturally competent outreach and educational mental health services.
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Our Mission

The mission of the African Communities Public Health Coalition (ACPHC) is to improve personal and community health and wellness within the African community by: increasing the availability of culturally-relevant physical ....
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Our Programs

Acknowledging the gap between African immigrants and “traditional” physical and mental health services, the African Coalition promotes an African-centered approach to mental health care, service delivery...
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News

ECMHTE PROJECT

ECMHTE PROJECT

The ECMHTE Project is a joint effort of Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) and the African Communities Public Health Coalition (ACPHC) to reduce the stigma of mental illness in the Ethiopian community, and to set a precedent of using culturally appropriate mental health education when working with […]

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Challenging Issues of Mental Health and Covid-19: Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Communities .

Challenging Issues of Mental Health and Covid-19: Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Communities .

COVID-19 affects lower-income, ethnic minority communities with job loss, food insecurity, and poorer access to health care.  There are so many Information overloads and cultural and linguistic gaps that exacerbate anxiety, confusion, and uncertainty.     The African Coalition provided a virtual education workshop. This workshop created a space where stakeholders had conversation about the […]

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Health Disparities for Refugees and Migrants During the Current Global Pandemic

Health Disparities for Refugees and Migrants During the Current Global Pandemic

Haitian Asylum seekers must make difficult choices arriving at the Mexican -US Border The current global pandemic has increased economic and health stressors among millions all around the world. The many restrictions implemented everywhere due to the COVID-19 virus has made it difficult to receive essential services and emergency/immediate assistance […]

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