The American Muslim Senior Society empowers the county's diverse 55+ and caregivers by giving them access to culturally sensitive tools and resources to improve their quality of life and give them the opportunity to live with dignity in their communities. AMSS focuses on isolated, under-served, and marginalized members.
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AMSS is pleased to announce its First Mental Health Summit, Addressing the Mental Health Crisis Within Communities of Color: Raising Up Seniors and Their Families. Sunday, December 4, 2022.
The event represents the culmination of three years of AMSS virtual community dialogues and engagements to identify the key issues of concern for older members of
communities of color with health disparities.
Mental health is ranked as a top priority.
The summit will bring together mental health experts, policymakers, researchers, interfaith community leaders, and service providers to respond to previously identified mental health concerns and to create a collaborative strategic action plan for 2023.
The summit will address the following areas: education and training; access to mental health care; best practices; and legislative and funding of mental health programs and services as they impact communities of color, especially seniors.
Space is limited, please reserve a spot