AANHPI ‘OHANA CENTER of EXCELLENCE
The AANHPI ‘Ohana Center of Excellence is your source for empowerment, education, and support for individuals seeking behavioral healthcare, including mental health and substance use resources. We center (w)holistic and cultural approaches to serving the needs of the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.
We also provide training and technical assistance for those working in substance use, behavioral, and mental health to better serve the needs of the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities through culturally responsive care.
The AANHPI ‘Ohana Center of Excellence serves a diverse group of populations of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders living in the U.S., U.S. Associated Pacific Islands, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands.
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What We Offer
We are your source for empowerment, education, and support for individuals, communities, behavioral health professionals, and organizations seeking culturally responsive behavioral health care, including mental health and substance use resources.
We offer tailored education, training, and technical assistance in the fields of substance use, behavioral, and mental health serving AANHPI communities through one-on-one assistance with one of our team members.
We offer real-time and on-demand learning opportunities. These include multilingual materials and archived webinars with vocal interpretation in several languages in addition to English.
Community Resilience Guides
In times of disaster or distress, behavioral health needs are often unmet, especially in underserved populations. We have compiled resource and resilience guides that can help communities respond and recover with behavioral health resources on hand.
Want to Get Involved?
If you are an organization, a behavioral health provider serving the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander community, or an individual with learned experiences, we want to hear from you!
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We offer 12 hours per week of open office hours. Reserve your time below.
Take a deep dive into behavioral health and substance use prevention knowledge that serve Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. Learn from cultural practitioners, behavioral health specialists and community leaders across the United States, U.S. Associated Pacific Islands, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands.
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FIND RESOURCES near YOU
The resource map below is a directory of cultural centers, community centers, nonprofit organizations, legal assistance, food and housing assistance, academic resources, and health care resources who serve Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.
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Who is the ‘Ohana?
We are a gathering of people who have a passion for helping lift up the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.
‘Ohana is most often translated as “family, relative, kin group, or to be related to”. But it can also mean “to gather for family prayers, lineage, race, tribe, or those who dwell together and compose a family.”
Our team brings a history of experience and compassion for helping underserved and diverse communities.