Wellness in Color: Looking Beyond the Pathology of Culture (True Thao)

Welcome to “Wellness in Color,” a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness.

Interview Guest: True Thao

Interviewers: Amy Wang and Mai Yee Chang

Hosted by: Caroline Ludy

Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org)

GUEST BIO:  For twenty years True Thao has provided bilingual and bicultural mental health services to adolescents and adults and has experience working with organizations in the areas of employee mental health, refugee issues and Hmong culture. Understanding the complexity of Hmong lives and the issues affecting the Hmong families and community True currently works with clients at his practice True Thao Counseling Services based in St. Paul, MN.

True Thao’s website: https://truethaocounseling.com/

True Thao’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/True-Thao-Counseling-Services-141059885976834/

This episode was recorded on 02/28/2019 in St. Paul, MN.

For more information and resources on mental illness, education and legislative advocacy please visit the NAMI Minnesota website at namimn.org

Efforts related to “Wellness In Color” podcast episodes were supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health Award Number UL1TR002494. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.