By Priya Pandey and Emily Kim In AAPI communities, the topic of mental health has been a cultural taboo for generations. For one of the authors, Emily—who’s second generation Korean-American–it was particularly difficult to start therapy due to the lack of culturally competent mental health…
This Mental Health Awareness Month, Congress and the Biden-Harris Administration have the opportunity to create policy solutions that address the oppressive systems contributing to the youth mental health crisis and make bold moves to ensure a safe and hospitable planet.
Teachers are experiencing a mental health crisis that’s pushing them out of the profession. With the transition to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic; attacks on critical race theory and social emotional learning; and the teacher shortage, teaching is more stressful than ever.
We urge Congress to prioritze young people's healing and wellbeing by making a targeted $7.5 billion investment -- over and above the $4 billion already proposed -- in the mental health of youth ages 16-25.
As the 117th Congress and the Biden-Harris Administration begin their terms, they must identify why the current mental and behavioral health infrastructure does and will not work to meet the needs of millions, and push innovative and bold ideas that put people’s well-being first.
CLASP's mental health work advances systems and policy change with an explicit focus on how a person's race and ethnicity affects how they interact with the health system. Without a direct understanding of how mental health and wellbeing are seen by those who are living in poverty, we…
Breaking systemic barriers in mental health involves innovative approaches, and diversified funding streams and infrastructures. Learn more about what CLASP's advisors and partners have been working on to fund innovations.