Mental Health Awareness Educat





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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: New York City

Total Budget: $4,550

Area of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment

Activity Type: Health: Disease

Summary: Mental Health Awareness and Resource Education Workshops for Chinatown Community

Anti-Asian hate incidents, feelings of isolation and loss that continue post COVID and immigrant bashing have raised awareness of the need for Mental Health Education and resources in the Chinatown community and an expressed need from the businesses, organizations, and schools that participated in the RC of Chinatown's Covid Global Grant. The Chinatown RC in partnership with community organizations CMP, and Charles B Wang Community Centre and in collaboration with POND PRACTICE Community Mental Health Services and will provide bilingual workshops on the meaning of mental health conditions, knowing the warning signs, common illnesses, referral and treatment of medical, social and counselling support. The two-hour workshops will be interactive and provide a safe space where individuals can be exposed to and encouraged to bring awareness of the various internal and external influences that can result in stress, or feelings of lack of control. The Rotary Club of Chinatown will provide and distribute educational materials that do not promote any controversial ideas, political, or religious agendas. The materials will provide educational content that promotes positive behaviours, and mental well-being skills to use in groups or as individuals.

GOALS: Provide community members simple ways to cope and strengthen their mental health through self-awareness, emotional understanding of how to help someone /family member by having a respectful conversation , and techniques to help others. Teaching ways of being non-judgemental and supportive.

Project Contact Person

District: 7230

Rotary Club of: Chinatown

Primary Contact: Evelyn Isaacs

Email: evelyn_isaacs@hotmail.com

Project Status

This project is "Signed". This means that the signatures from the club leadership have been collected. This project is now being reviewed by the district leadership for approval. Once a decision is made, the status of the project will be changed to "Approved".

Project listed for the 2023-24 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

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Chinatown (7230)









DDF contributions in grey are pending approval of the corresponding district committee.

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History Log Entries


by Taylor Eskew

Project, budget, and funding commitment unanimously approved by Club Board. Membership approved at 6 September meeting


System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Mahbub Ahmad

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Evelyn Isaacs.


by Taylor Eskew

System Entry: Project signed by Taylor Eskew.

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