To strengthen African and African-American communities through services that encourages physical, mental well-being and recovery while bringing cultural awareness and appreciation of the mind, body and soul.
What We Do:
We provide mental and physical health services designed to encourage healthy growth and development in underserved African/African American communities. Our goal is to utilize an African-centered philosophy of treatment and education, to promote wellness and rally resources in the interest of health initiatives, cultural recognition, educational reinforcement, family building and community revitalization.
The African/ African American Integrated Service Model (AAA ISM) is committed to eliminating stigma associated with chronic medical conditions, mental illness and substance abuse through the use of evidence-based, culturally-competent prevention services, and collaboration between traditional and non-traditional systems.
Who we serve:
– African/ African American residents of Los Angeles
– Individuals with a Chronic Condition and/or Co-occurring Substance Abuse
– Must meet Medi-Cal necessity for mental health services
– Medically uninsured or underinsured individuals