Educate, Raise Awareness, and Empower the Multicultural Community
The devastating impact of suicide does not only affect their immediate support system, but the community as a whole.
No one is immune to suicide. In the Black community, the risk factors are much higher due to environmental and acculturative stress in the United States.
The importance of cultural competency in the field of mental health is what guarantee that our consumers from different cultural backgrounds receive effective treatments. Our mental health practitioners and the tools we use must be culturally sensitive.
The importance of cultural sensitive interventions. How can we reach out to consumers from multicultural backgrounds, if the tools and resources are culturally insensitive?