Take Two for October 16, 2013

Biggest roadblocks to Asian mental health may come from within

Young Ahn LA DMH at health fair

Jed Kim

Young Ahn, mental health services coordinator for the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, answers questions at a health fair at the Los Feliz United Methodist Church.

Asian Americans tend to seek mental health care less often than other groups, but that doesn't mean they're not suffering from mental illnesses.

In fact, many studies show that some parts of the Asian American population have the highest suicide rates in the country. KPCC's Jed Kim reports on some of the challenges in reaching them.


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