Geetsikha's Story: Anxiety in a "Model Minority"
If you or a loved one struggle with a mental health condition, please consider these resources for additional information, for further assistance, or to get involved:
SOUTH ASIAN SPECIFIC MENTAL HEALTH ONLINE RESOURCES:
—South Asian Mental Health Initiative and Network (Northeast Specific): https://samhin.org/
—APA (American Psychiatric Association): https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families
—Mental Health America: http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/
National Crisis Line:
—1-800-273-8255 – This number can be called 24 hours per day and 7 days per week for help during a crisis.
If you or a loved one is an emergency situation and need immediate assistance, please call 911.
Jai Gandhi, MD
Psychiatrist, SAMHSA Minority Fellow at the American Psychiatric Association