Latinx mental health

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Latinx Therapy Founder Adriana Alejandre Is Making Mental Health Care Accessible

Virginia Isaad
Adriana Alejandre’s first brush with depression was when she was a pregnant teen, feeling isolated from her family and unaware of how to handle it. Growing up in a Mexican-Guatemalan household, Alejandre was raised to push through instead of voicing...
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How Not Talking About Mental Illness Is Hurting The Latinx Community

Virginia Isaad
Seventeen-year-old Sarah Lisa Guerrero loved dancing folklorico and eating enchiladas with rice and Hershey’s chocolate kisses. She also battled with depression and according to her mom Martha Castanon, she rebelled by smoking and not submitting her schoolwork. Guerrero began seeing...