SAMHSA Provides Some Minority Mental Health Resources

In May 2008, the United States House of Representatives proclaimed July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, providing agencies with the opportunity to raise awareness about severe mental illness in diverse communities, while highlighting avenues for wellness and recovery.


On July 16th, The Office of Minority Health and SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions hosted a webinar on integrated care titled Improving Quality and Access to Integrated Care for Racially Diverse and Limited English Proficiency Communities.

Eliminating Disparities through the Integrated Health Care -Department of Health and Human Services

Examines critical materials, such as reports and articles from peer and non-peer reviewed publications, and summarizes the knowledge base on cultural and linguistic competence in health care delivery .

Eliminating Disparities through the Integration of Behavioral Health and Primary Care Services for Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations, Including Individuals with Limited English Proficiency-Hogg Foundation for Mental Health and Department of Health and Human Services

Examines critical materials, such as reports and articles from peer and non-peer reviewed publications, and summarizes the knowledge base on cultural and linguistic competence in health care delivery .

Enhancing the Delivery of Health Care: Eliminating Health Disparities through a Culturally & Linguistically Centered Integrated Health Care Approach-Hogg Foundation for Mental Health and Department of Health and Human Services

Contains consensus statements and recommendations from the experts meeting and is the fourth in a series of OMH-Sponsored projects to address specific areas of need for underserved, targeted communities.  Links to the three other reports are provided in this report.

Check out additional resources at SAMHSA’s Recovery Resource Library.