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November 17, 2022

DC Health Link’s “Mental Health Care is Essential to Good Health Town Hall”

  • Diversity News and Updates

Deputy Medical Director and Chief of Diversity and Health Equity, Dr. Regina S. James presented “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mental Health Care” at the town hall to further the conversation surrounding disparities, COVID-19, barriers to access, and how we can all promote mental health.

September 15, 2022

APA Launches

  • Diversity News and Updates

APA's Spanish Language Communications Working Group worked closely with APA to launch, a bilingual website dedicated to hosting culturally-competent and evidence-based information and resources on mental health and substance use targeting the Hispanic/Latino community.

March 15, 2022

APA's Dr. Regina James Keynotes at the Shape of the Region Conference

  • Diversity News and Updates

Chief of Diversity and Health Equity, Dr. Regina James gave the keynote address at The Community Foundation of Northern Virginia's Shape of the Region Conference on "Finding our Way Back to Mental Health: Designing a more accessible, equitable system in Northern Virginia."

March 01, 2022

2022 Mental Health Ambassadors

  • Diversity News and Updates

Ambassadors are advocates for APA diversity and mental health equity programs, initiatives and policies and increase visibility both internally and externally and provide input and feedback to APA.

December 19, 2021

News 4 Your Sunday: Holiday Mental Health

  • Diversity News and Updates

NBC News4 Washington’s Susan Hogan talks to Dr. Regina James of APA Division of Diversity and Health Equity about mental health around the holidays.

July 09, 2021

Moore Equity in Mental Health 2021 Virtual Event

  • Diversity News and Updates

APA in partnership with the APA Foundation, hosted its inaugural Moore Equity in Mental Health Virtual 5k July 9th, 2021, supporting mental health equity in BIPOC youth, education, and awareness around this issue.

July 09, 2021

Washington ABC7: Mental Health 5K

  • Diversity News and Updates

Seven's on your side raising awareness of the mental and health needs of children of color in the district. The American Psychiatric Association hosts its first annual "Moore Equity In Mental Health 5K." Dr. Regina James, Chief of the Division of Diversity and Health Equity joined us to discuss the event.

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