National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month- July 2022



National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month is observed in July to bring awareness to the unique struggles that underrepresented communities face regarding mental illness in the United States. Below we highlight upcoming events and resources developed by our Network, in addition to resources from other national organizations, to support these communities. 


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Upcoming MHTTC Events

July 7Integration of NCLAS in Health Services DeliveryPacific Southwest MHTTC

July 21Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in the Black Community | Central East MHTTC

July 21"Clinical Justice" For Black Men & Boys In The Age of Mass Incarceration and Mass Trauma | Great Lakes MHTTC

July 21Community of Practice: Equity and Inclusion in Behavioral Health WorkMid-America MHTTC

July 26Culturally Responsive PracticeGreat Lakes MHTTC

July 26Reclaiming Native Psychological BrillianceNew England MHTTC

july 26 SAMHSA OBHE webinar

Click here for Zoom information.

MHTTC Products and Resources



Visit our two national focus area center homepages; the National American Indian and Alaska Native MHTTC and our National Hispanic and Latino MHTTC for more resources related to the mental health of each racial/ethnic population. 

Other Resources 

African American Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (AABH-COE)


Mental Health America (MHA)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Network to Eliminate Disparities in Behavioral Health (NNED)

SMI Adviser

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

U.S. Department of Human Health and Services Office of Minority Mental Health (HHS-OMH)

White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (WHIAANHPI)

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