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Jun 22
COVID-19, Racism, and Bias

“Chinese virus” Do you have the Corona? Go back to China. I’m going to stop eating Chinese food, so I don’t get sick. A repair man refused to come into my home. I was let go of my babysitting job due to their worries about COVID-19. …I approached her and said, without introducing my name, […]

May 28
Increasing Visibility of Asian Americans During COVID-19

The month of May is both Mental Health Awareness Month and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), which offers rare discourse around the intersection of Asian American communities and mental health. Especially as overt discrimination, racism, and violence have increased toward Asian communities and businesses, the mental health and well-being of our communities are critical […]

May 15
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR): What It Is and How It Can Help You

Learn more about EMDR therapy and how it can help you from Bridges member Shama Goklani, LCSW.

Mar 22
Tips on Staying Grounded During Uncertain Times

How can we stay connected to each other and manage the growing feelings of anxiety while still carefully following public health and safety measures during COVID-19?

Mar 13
As Seen on Your Screen: Asian Representation, Agency, and Identity

Asian Bodies on Screen When I was a freshman in college I found myself lamenting the lack of stories about Asians and their experiences in American film and television. On the rare occasion I would see Asian bodies on my TV or movie screen they would be relegated to stereotypes, side characters, or the target […]

Mar 04
Bridges Blog: Contribute to the Community

Creating A Space to Explore Asian, Pacific Islander, and Desi Mental Health One of the goals for Bridges is to create a stigma-free space for Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi individuals (APIDA) living in the greater New York City area to discuss, navigate, and get information and access to therapy and mental health services. One of […]

Feb 19
Welcome to Bridges: A Mental Health Hub for Asian, Pacific Islander, and Desi Americans

Bridges is a stigma-free hub for Asian Pacific Islander Desi Americans (APIDA) to discuss, navigate, and seek mental health care. One of our goals is to help relieve the stress and difficulty in finding competent and affirming therapy services. We do this by providing a directory of clinicians and providers who are passionate about working with […]