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|Texas Health and Human Services has launched state wide COVID -19 Mental Health Support Line. This could be a good resource for our communities.|
May is Children’s Mental Health Month. Today we are talking about COVID-19 and its effect on children, youth, and families. In the state of Texas, schools have been shut down since mid-March. Millions of children and adolescents have been sheltering at home. Just as much as kids have never needed more attention, parents have never needed more of a break. On top of that, we have good reason to believe that home is necessarily the safest place for kids.Read More
With COVID-19 putting unprecedented stress on our already overburdened systems of support for older people, the need to provide for the mental and physical health of this population has reached a critical level. On this episode of the podcast, we are joined for the second time by licensed clinical social worker Carly Bassett, who specializes in mental health care for older adults.Read More
This week we are joined by Dr. Eric Tang, Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies and Director of the Center for Asian American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. We discuss COVID-19 and Asian Americans, especially now that the pandemic has brought to the forefront many of our nation’s deep xenophobic biases that harm Asian people of color in the United States, including here on the University of Texas at Austin campus.Read More
Light and Salt Association received funding for Year 3 of their ASPIRE grant to conduct and implement advocacy activities to promote cancer prevention and screening and reduce e-cigarette use among Asian-American youth. They are recruiting 5 individuals to learn how to become effective advocates for the Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander community.Learn More
"I hide this feeling of..." There are parts of ourselves that we conceal so that others only see our happy side. Describe the straggles you hide from the world, whether they are everyday straggles or a traumatic experience. Explain how this may affect your interactions with others.Learn More
Date:10/03/2020; 10:00am~12:00pm How should parents support children with mental illness and choose treatment options. Zoom ID:89856662990; Passcode:575065Learn More
Date: 9/18/2020 Time: 8:00 pm-9:00 pm Zoom meeting ID: 391 536 6841 Pass code: 262080 According to the 2019 Light and Salt Association's interviews with 540 teenagers and their parents in the Greater Houston area, communication with their parents is the most stressful cause for teenagers. This workshop will lead you to a deeper understanding of what factors cause communication barriers between Chinese parents and children. (Chinese speaking only)Learn More
Date: 9/19; Saturday, Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm Zoom meeting ID: 89856662990 Passcode: 575065Learn More
“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”Albus Dumbledore
"My precious."The Lord of the Rings
A youth with his first cigar makes himself sick; a youth with his first girl makes everybody sick.Mary Little
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.Philippians 4:6-7
We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.Mary Mcleod Bethune
Don't let anyone look down on you.