Mental Health Awareness Month

May 2021

Mental Health Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise awareness about mental health and fight the stigma that creates a barrier for some seeking services. It is important for people who experience mental health concerns to know that you are not alone and services are available. To connect with mental health services at NYU, call the Wellness Exchange 24/7 at (212) 443-9999 or chat through the app. Additionally, you can reach out to the Counseling and Wellness Services to connect to care at (212) 998-4780.

How barbers are looking out for their clients this Mental Health Awareness Month

» Listen to the Into America podcast episode with Trymaine Lee

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

May 2021

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month celebrates the culture, traditions, and history of Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the US. The month brings an opportunity to attend events and learn more about the impact that Asian and Pacific Islanders have had and continue to have.

One-third of Asian Americans fear threats, physical attacks and most say violence against them is rising

» Read the article from Pew Research Center

Call the Wellness Exchange Hotline at (212) 443-9999 or chat via the app anytime and ask for a Crisis Response Counselor (CRC). They can talk through your medical, mental health, and legal options and meet with you in person. Available 24 hours a day, every day.

In the News

Domestic Violence Increased in 7 Countries During Lockdowns, Review Finds

» Read the article by Chelsea Cirruzzo on U.S. News

Thousands of allegations of sexual misconduct shared by students at schools across the UK

» Read the article by Haley Ott on CBS News

Saweetie, Rihanna, and the Memeification of Domestic Violence

» Read the article by Heven Haile on Bitch Media

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