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

Recommended Guidance for Pediatric Vaccination during COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing rapidly and continues to affect communities across the United States differently. Travel to clinics and clinic visits should occur in environments that are safe for all. It is important to share masking guidelines with parents traveling to and from clinic visits (see Cloth Face Coverings for Children During COVID-19) . Because of personal, practice, or … Read More

Job Announcement

Gambling/Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator Who We Are: Midwest Asian Health Association (MAHA) is a non-profit organization located in South Chinatown of Chicago with a mission to reduce health disparities for medically underserved populations through culturally sensitive and language appropriate community health programs. Program Coordinator (Full-Time): MAHA is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator to implement two projects that aim to prevent … Read More

MAHA May Event Series – Celebrating Asian Heritage Month

Midwest Asian Health Association (MAHA)’s Mental Health 101 workshop provides a general overview of mental health, the symptoms exhibited, and some healthy coping skills we can utilize in our everyday lives. At the end of our workshop, we will be having a Q & A session. Mental Health 101 will host two sessions, both in Chinese: Click to sign up! Upon … Read More