POC and mental health

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Digame: Dr. Veroshk Williams Talks Fusing Astrology with Psychology

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dr. Veroshk Williams is a psychologist and astrologist who has overcome great...
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Latinx Therapists Discuss Why Mental Health Days are Crucial After Traumatic Events

Virginia Isaad
As of August 15, there have been 261 mass shootings this year and so with a growing fear of public spaces, it seems there’s a growing sense of anxiety triggered by these traumatic events. The unpredictable and uncontrollable nature of mass...
Culture

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...
Lifestyle

New Youtube Series Focuses on Issues Affecting LGBTQ Youth of Color

Virginia Isaad
The advent of social media has given a platform for marginalized communities but the openness found online doesn’t necessarily transfer to the real world and this newly launched Youtube series aims to bridge the gap. For LGBTQ youth of color,...