The Health Council of the Ethiopian Community in Seattle have created booklets discussing Mental Health. Available in Amharic, Oromo and Tigrinya.
August 2, 2021 · PDF
Community education presentation in Arabic about the importance of mental health, and common mental conditions among Iraqi refugees.
May 10, 2017 · Video
A health video series from the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) forCongolese refugees, narrated in Kiswahili.
December 15, 2015 · Video
A short 2 page (Vietnamese/English) story of a Vietnamese woman dealing with depression and how she found help.
November 25, 2013 · PDF
An overview of what mental illness is, possible causes and some of the most common forms of mental illness. In Amharic, English, Oromo, Somali and Tigrinya.
March 26, 2010 · PDF
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Translated information about coping with stress in multiple languages.
Translated information in multiple languages about postpartum depression.
Translated information in multiple languages about signs and care of feelings of sadness that are severe or affect everyday life.
Several topics related to mental health and illness: Stories of Depression - The Basics; Stories of Depression - Getting Help; PTSD - A Real Illness; Anxiety; Autism; Bipolar Disorder; Mental Health; Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD); Panic Disorder; Schizophrenia; Suicide; Postpartum Depression.
This 24-hour hotline (1-800-273-8255), and 150 associated crisis centers around the country, support languages spoken by refugees and other vulnerable populations. The interpretation services are available in all States at no cost to the refugee. Languages include Arabic, Burmese, Chin, Kinyarwanda, Kayah (also known as Karenni), Sgaw Karen (also known as Karen or Po Karen), Somali, Swahili, and many other languages.
Refugees Northwest, a program of Lutheran Community Services Northwest, has programming that includes: trauma-focused mental health support, torture treatment, unaccompanied minor foster care, asylum assistance, complex medical case management, immigration assistance, drop-out prevention, refugee elder support, and forensic medical and mental health evaluations.
Information in multiple languages about suicide, protecting your child from suicide, and how to help someone thinking of suicide.