Wilder Foundation forum
Hmong mental health — Improving understanding of needs and services
Members of the Hmong community are twice as likely to experience a diagnosable mental health issue as the general population, yet have very low mental health service use rates.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
451 Lexington Pkwy North
St. Paul, MN 55104
If you are a school professional or service provider who works with the Hmong community, a policy maker, or a member of the Hmong community, please join us to explore the reasons why:
|3:45 p.m.||Check-in, appetizers, networking|
Hear key findings from a recent Hmong mental health assessmentcommissioned by Ramsey County Human Services. The assessment included interviews with Hmong community members, school personnel, probation offices, child welfare workers and professionals in mental health service delivery.Learn about current services, including Hlub Zoo, an innovative school-based support program for Hmong youth.
|5:00 p.m.||Interactive discussion and idea sharing
Help identify ways to increase access to services.
The forum is free, but registration is required.
CO-SPONSORED BY WILDER FOUNDATION AND RAMSEY COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES