Diversity and Health Equity

The Division of Diversity and Health Equity 

(formerly Office of Minority and National Affairs, OMNA)
works to promote diversity in psychiatry, cultural competence, and elimination of mental health dispariti


at the 2014 Annual Meeting   

Diversity Resources  

A variety of resources on mental health diversity including videos, reports, curriculum, and fact sheets.

OMNA on Tour Meetings 

OMNA on Tour is a series of meetings to engage communities to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in mental health care. Read about past OMNA on Tour events, as well as upcoming events and instructions on how to register. 

Diversity Fellowships and Awards

Information on may different fellowship programs including Minority Fellowships and information and applications for a dozen different psychiatry awards including awards for work in child and adolescent psychiatry and for work with a specific ethnic/racial populations. 

Diversity Components and Caucuses

APA Components are committees and councils of experts on specific topic areas appointed by APA President-elect. They include the Council on Minority Mental Health and Health Disparities and Minority and Underrepresented Group Caucuses.  _______________________________________________________________________________________

Featured resource:

    Mental Health:  A Guide for African Americans and Their Families



                     Video (22 minutes)                              Guidebook (pdf)

For more information, contact OMNA at diversityatapa@psych.org