May 2021 McK-UDOS Coalition Newsletter

With the current pandemic of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), it has been an evolving situation impacting the world and our community. We want to advocate the precautionary measures and guidance to help the spread of COVID-19 of proper hand washing, social distancing, respiratory etiquette and cleaning and disinfecting regularly. We are currently slowly reopening our offices but will have staff … Read More

March 2021 McK-UDOS Coalition Newsletter

With the current pandemic of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), it has been an evolving situation impacting the world and our community. We want to advocate the precautionary measures and guidance to help the spread of COVID-19 of proper hand washing, social distancing, respiratory etiquette and cleaning and disinfecting regularly. We are currently slowly reopening our offices but will have staff … Read More

Mindfulness Workshop – FB Live and Zoom Event

Have you heard of mindfulness? Mindfulness is a skill developed through meditation and other spiritual training. In doing mindfulness, we emphasize conscious awareness, focusing on the present moment, and not judging our thoughts. In facing stress, our thoughts may recall the past or worry about the future, and mindfulness can help us focus on the present moment without being affected … Read More

ESSAY CONTEST – Break the Silence of Mental Health

Purpose: This contest aims to provide a platform for teens to express opinions and ideas associated with mental health and life challenges. Through the contest, we want to develop an understanding of the stigma associated with mental health among adolescents, and also learn the barriers faced by the youth to speaking up about the issues and challenges. Ideas for essay … Read More

Welcome our newest team members!

Meet Allison! Allison M. Precht, MA, LPC, CADC, joined MAHA as Director of Programs in December 2020. Allison is a motivated and passionate dual-master’s prepared community leader with 20+ years’ public health/human services experience promoting access to healthful living for diverse and underserved communities. Allison brings extensive research and program development experience at the local and national level. Prior to … Read More

Mindfulness Workshop on January 27, 2021

Have you heard of mindfulness? Mindfulness is a skill developed through meditation and other spiritual training. In doing mindfulness, we emphasize conscious awareness, focusing on the present moment, and not judging our thoughts. In facing stress, out thoughts may recall the past or worry about the future, and mindfulness can help us focus on the present moment without being affected … Read More

January 2021 McK-UDOS Coalition Newsletter

With the current pandemic of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), it has been an evolving situation impacting the world and our community. We want to advocate the precautionary measures and guidance to help the spread of COVID-19 of proper hand washing, social distancing, respiratory etiquette and cleaning and disinfecting regularly. For the moment, we have closed our offices to help reduce … Read More

Midwest Asian Health Association Celebrates the National Influenza Vaccination Week

CHICAGO, December 8, 2020 – the Midwest Asian Health Association (MAHA) is pleased to announce the celebration of the National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) between December 6-12. NIVW is a call to all Americans 6 months and older to get their annual influenza (flu) vaccine if they have not already. Since COVID-19 and the flu could spread simultaneously this winter, … Read More

November 2020 McK-UDOS Coalition Newsletter

Attendees: Prevention First’s Alcohol Policy Resource Center (APRC) provides resources, tools, training, and assistance on evidence-based alcohol policy strategies and law enforcement strategies to municipalities, local officials, law enforcement and community coalitions focused on underage drinking and alcohol misuse in communities throughout Illinois. Dr. Williams will discuss how youth get access to alcohol online, the scope of the problems with … Read More

September 2020 McK-UDOS Coalition Newsletter

With the current pandemic of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), it has been an evolving situation impacting the world and our community. We want to advocate the precautionary measures and guidance to help the spread of COVID-19 of proper hand washing, social distancing, respiratory etiquette and cleaning and disinfecting regularly. For the moment, we have closed our offices to help reduce … Read More

Mindfulness – Online Workshop Video

Mindfulness – Skills to help you manage stress and live in the moment. In doing mindfulness, we emphasize conscious awareness, focusing on the present moment, and not judging our thoughts. Mindfulness Workshop Recordings – English Version by Midwest Asian Health Association – Mental Health Clinic Mindfulness Workshop Recordings – Mandarin Version Mindfulness Workshop Recordings – Cantonese Version正念冥想讲座(广东话) 美亚健康协会-心理健康诊所

Midwest Asian Health Association Receives Chicago Department of Public Health Trauma-Informed Mental Healthcare Grant

CHICAGO, Oct. 26. 2020 – The Midwest Asian Health Association (MAHA) is pleased to be selected as the award recipient for the Trauma-Informed Mental Healthcare grant provided by the Chicago Dept. of Public Health (CDPH). This grant will support MAHA’s Community Mental Health Center and provide trauma-informed mental healthcare services to medically underserved immigrants living in south and west Chicago … Read More