The Dec 3rd program was an event where community members came to learn, absorb, participate, and take home vital information and new ideas. The mood in the room seemed both alive and sublime as if participants were revealing and expressing their authentic selves. From the get go, they were helping, cooperating, ready to give, receive, and share. Also, the media […]
In the context of the recent suicide of a young man in our Nepali Community, the program aims to help us: Better understand the subject of mental health Recognize how stress affects all ages and stages of life Learn how to reach out and assist yourself and others in getting help Have a place for […]
In a variety of BWI Focus Groups, despite cultural norms against the public airing of emotional or psychological issues, especially individual or family vulnerability, participants discussed painful issues with a candor and poignancy. Youth appear to be the most ready to open up about emotional and cultural challenges.
A community stress and needs assessment survey was launched in July 2015. a) Over 20 diaspora organizations helped us obtain over 400 survey responses. The survey report will be released by mid 2017.