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Healio Primary Care: FDA bans most e-cigarette flavors

Healio Primary Care: FDA bans most e-cigarette flavors

As examined in this Healio Primary Care article, the FDA’s recently announced ban on the sale of most cartridge-based e-cigarette flavors does not include two of the most popular flavors, tobacco and menthol. HHS Secretary Alex Azar says that companies which do not stop the manufacture, distribution and sales of […]

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Janet’s Good News: ACPHC–This Month’s Spotlighted Charity

Janet’s Good News: ACPHC–This Month’s Spotlighted Charity

The online publication Janet’s Good News highlights the work of courageous individuals and grassroots organizations that are changing the world for the better. They have chosen African Communities Public Health Coalition as this month’s spotlighted charity. African Communities Public Health Coalition (ACPHC) was founded by Senait Admassu and a focus […]

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Black Immigrant Youth Empowerment Project (2018-2019)

Black Immigrant Youth Empowerment Project (2018-2019)

Black Immigrant Youth Empowerment Project (2018-2019)By Dr. Richard Cervantes and Diego Fuentes “African American and Black immigrants do not have a clear definition of mental health, because people in this community do not readily speak about mental health or mental illness.” Introduction Participants were recruited by the President of African […]

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AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN REFUGEE CRISIS AT THE TIJUANA BORDER

AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN REFUGEE CRISIS AT THE TIJUANA BORDER

This week the United Nations General Assembly held the first-ever Summit for Refugees and Migrants. The shared goals of the summits focused on the increase in the number of refugees worldwide. Refugees are a subset of the more than 65.8 million displaced people globally and include approximately 21 million men, […]

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ECMHTE PROJECT

ECMHTE PROJECT

On December 14, 2013 the Ethiopian Community Mental Health Training and Education (ECMHTE) Project hosted its’ first community workshop. Dr. Giorgis, PhD facilitated the workshop. Topics of discussion covered the essential components of a culturally and linguistically appropriate overview of mental health, and the nature and magnitude of mental health […]

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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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