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Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: Web Resources

Join the TCC libraries in celebrating generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America's history.

Mental Health and Asian/Pacific Americans


According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Asian American/Pacific Islander populations have the lowest help-seeking rate of any racial/ethnic group. Some of the barriers to seeking mental health care include:

  • Language barriers
  • Stigma and shame
  • The "model minority" myth
  • Insufficient health insurance coverage
  • Immigration status
  • Faith and spirituality

Use the resources below to learn more about mental health in the Asian/Pacific American communities. 


Mental Health Resources


Crisis Hotlines

Need help now? Crisis Hotlines: