The Global Alliance for Behavioral Health and Social Justice (formerly the American Orthopsychiatric Association) is a compassionate community of individuals and organizations dedicated to informing policy, practice and research concerning behavioral health, social justice, and well-being.

Highlights from the Latest AJO
Volume 88, Issue 6  

Eiroa-Orosa, F. J. & Lomascolo, M.(2018). Training mental health activists increases the well-being of participants with high baseline levels of self-stigma: Results of the Obertament training evaluation. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ort0000376

Chan, K. K. S., & Lam, C. B. (2018). The impact of familial expressed emotion on clinical and personal recovery among patients with psychiatric disorders: The mediating roles of self-stigma content and process. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ort0000327

Tummala-Narra, P., Li, Z., Chang, J., Yang, E. J., Jiang, J., Sagherian, M., . . . Alfonso, A. (2018). Developmental and contextual correlates of mental health and help-seeking among Asian American college students. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ort0000317

Saint Arnault, D., & Woo, S. (2018). Testing the influence of cultural determinants on help-seeking theory. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ort0000353

Tener, D., Lusky, E., Tarshish, N., & Turjeman, S. (2018). Parental attitudes following disclosure of sibling sexual abuse: A child advocacy center intervention study. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ort0000311

It's Black History Month! 

Black history month

Black History Month, or African American History Month, celebrates the accomplishments of African-American individuals and important moments in history. Black History Month is celebrated during the month of February in the US and Canada and celebrated during October in United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Republic of Ireland.  


“If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships – the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

 Tolerance
In a time where the news is full of stories about hate crimes, conflict, and prejudice, the importance of tolerance cannot be understated. The Global Alliance recognizes the dignity and worth of every human being and strives to fight for the fair and equitable treatment of all.