Outreach Works in Mental Health

Our Current Events

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Our symposiums cover a broad range of subjects, emotions and solutions. We help the community learn how to become healthy and whole!

AAMHC Outreach & Symposiums

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Alcohol Ads, Youth & Mental Health

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African-American Youth Exposed to More Magazine and Television Alcohol Advertising Than Youth in General
Released: 9/27/2012 9:00 AM EDT
Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


 — African-American youth ages 12-20 are seeing more advertisements for alcohol in magazines and on TV compared with all youth ages 12-20, according to a new report from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The report is available on CAMY’s website, www.camy.org.
The report analyzes alcohol exposure by type and brand among African-American youth in comparison to all youth. It also assesses exposure of African-American youth to alcohol advertising relative to African-American adults across various media venues using the most recent year(s) of data available.
Alcohol is the most widely used drug among African-American youth

Health & Exercise Programs

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 It's easy to miss how closely mental health is connected to physical health.  Sometimes, even running low on a certain vitamin can knock our systems off balance, including our attitudes or view of life. Get healthy physically and mentally by eating more raw fruit and vegetables, get into a walking group in your community. For more information on walk local exercise events, see the local planning for recreation, and get busy!

Intervention Healthy Pregnancies

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Program Aims to Cut Death Rate of Pregnant African-American Women
Released: 9/21/2012 8:00 AM EDT
Source: Harris Health System
 — African-American women are three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications and about twice as likely to suffer a miscarriage than other ethnic groups in Harris County. The alarming facts prompted Harris Health System to launch an educational campaign aimed at African-American women before they get pregnant on the steps to have a safe and healthy birth.


The program, Women with Impact, focuses on improving the physical and psychological health of women

Making your way FORWARD!

Breaking Depression

Some days are harder than others, it's just a fact of life. If you find that you're having some rough times, there are a few tricks to get you through the day. Fretting, worrying, can

Can we talk?

  Mental health professionals everywhere can attest to the power of talking, just opening up. For a change though, try this: Instead of always just opening up about the problem,

Don't sweat the small stuff!

The Oprah Effect?   Okay, so who doesn't love the Oprah? She made us think about things like well-being, many a stormy mid-afternoon, Oprah was there to help us through. Happines

A Meditation that Makes Sense!

by   Desiderata   Go placidly amidst the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all

Our Mental Health Hot Tips!

Mental Health, Beat the Statistics

Mental Health and African Americans Poverty level

Give and get a little smile

  As a mother and sister with family members who

Alcohol Ads, Youth & Mental Health

African-American Youth Exposed to More Magazine and T

EveryBODY Workout! Soul Food Cookoffs and more!

EveryBODY Workout! Soul Food Cookoffs and more! Our

CWRU Opens Dialogue, Blacks & Mental Health

CWRU Opens Dialogue on African-Americans and Mental Ill

AAMHC Community Coalition

The African American Mental Health Coalition is a gro

Black Families need Prostate Services, extra help

Here's just another area where families need to push

Health & Exercise Programs

 It's easy to miss how closely mental health is

Healthy Choices

As a mother and sister with family members who have m

Hypertension in Black Men

      Tough Medicine: Reducing Hype

Alcohol Ads, Youth & Mental Health

African-American Youth Exposed to More Magazine and T

Hypertension in Black Men

      Tough Medicine: Reducing Hype

AAMHC Community Coalition

The African American Mental Health Coalition is a gro

Our Partner Agencies

Our mental health professionals are eager to sit down

Objectives & Goals

What we hope to do is become a venue of information a

Racism impact on Mental Health

Perceived Racism May Impact Black Americans’ Mental

Intervention Healthy Pregnancies

Program Aims to Cut Death Rate of Pregnant African-Am

Black Families need Prostate Services, extra help

Here's just another area where families need to push

Give and get a little smile

  As a mother and sister with family members who

CWRU Opens Dialogue, Blacks & Mental Health

CWRU Opens Dialogue on African-Americans and Mental Ill

Outreach & Resources

EveryBODY Workout! Soul Food Cookoffs and more!

EveryBODY Workout! Soul Food Cookoffs and more! Our organization meets regularly around the vital issues that impact

Black Families need Prostate Services, extra help

Here's just another area where families need to push their doctors and medical providers for services they need to sta

Intervention Healthy Pregnancies

Program Aims to Cut Death Rate of Pregnant African-American WomenReleased: 9/21/2012 8:00 AM EDT Source: Harris Health

Black Youth, Stress Risk

African-American Youth at Risk: Stress a Factor, but Type ImportantSource: Washington University in St. Louis  

Healing through Knowledge

Often, our Higher Power allows things to occur in our lives for us to grow, to get through the hard times, so we can reach back and help someone else that is now going through the same things! Isn't your Creator great? It's all a big circle, and we want to show you how to change

About us

AAMHC is an award winning nonprofit grassroots effort to reach the disenfranchised community with mental health services. We can help you and your family find vital services to be healthy & happy. Give us a call today!