Upcoming Events

Asian Mental Health Conference 2021

June 7 - June 9    •    Video Conference via Zoom
Monday,  June 7

Keynote: Pacific Asian Counselings Services Los Angeles

11:00 am - 12:15 pm PDT

Join us for a talk about the issue of disparity of access and the impact of stigma on APIs receiving mental health services. Learn how culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate mental health services were used with the Cambodian community in Long Beach. Listen to the impact of the anti-API hate on our API staff and clients from a mental health perspective.

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership by Coach KarFei Cheah

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm PDT

More information to come.

Panel: The Model Minority Theory

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT

Panel session on Asian mental health with model minority theory featuring Filipino Advocate for Justice, NAMI Santa Clara County, Chow Mane, Miss Asian Entrepreneur 2020, and Miss Teen Vietnam CA with Kevin Sutardji as the moderator.

Tuesday,  June 8

Keynote: Savannah Pham

11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT

More information to come.

Culture & Value Leadership (Hosted by Anthony Le)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT

This workshop will focus on leadership development for the AAPI community. The workshop will explore how our values and culture contribute powerfully to our leadership advancement.

Asian American Experience with Mental Health & Anxiety by FAJ

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm PDT

We hope to open the floor for folks to share their experiences as an Asian-American navigating their personal journeys with mental health. We will tie core values across Asian cultures and pick out
what is harmful and helpful to us. By teaching each other how to establish boundaries and encourage each other to utilize and create their own resources, we will be able to heal and transform our past, current and future generations.

Paint Night With Val

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT

Join us for a destressing night by watching Val paint throughout the night.


6:15 pm - 6:45 pm PDT

Unwind from a long day by having a gentle flow with a Bay Area yoga instructor.

Wednesday,  June 9

Coping with Current and Transgenerational Racial Trauma in

the AAPI Community (Feat. Valerie UY, MA, AMFT)

10:30 am - 11:30 am PDT

This presentation will review the intersection of historical, transgenerational, and current racial trauma that may be simultaneously activated for people in the AAPI community in response to the recent surge in publicized anti-Asian violence. Additionally, attendees will gain a general understanding of their body’s natural protective response to such trauma and will be provided with some basic tips for coping with such trauma responses.

Overcoming Imposter Syndromes (Feat. Angelina Zhou)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT

The Journal of Behavioral Sciences estimates that over 70% of all people will experience feelings of imposter syndrome in their lifetime. Imposter syndrome is a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their skills, talents, or accomplishments. The only way to stop feeling like an imposter is to stop thinking like an imposter. This workshop aims to provide a framework and tools for combatting imposter syndrome.

Keynote: Journey from Self-Torture to Self-Love

(Feat. Emily Wu Truong)

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT

In our Asian cultures, there is so much shame associated with mental illness. To do away with this shame, Emily shares how her journey of learning to transform her self-torture and dependence on external
validation into self-love. Emily shares how facing community stigma motivated her to advocate for others struggling in silence.

For more information, please check out the AMHC 2021 Program Booklet & more information about our speakers

Past Events