Friday, May 24, 2024

On World Mental Health Day, We Can Learn How to Show Up for Each Other

On October 10th,  we commemorate World Mental Health Day, which presents an opportunity for people and communities to raise awareness and drive actions that promote and protect everyone’s mental health as a universal human right. There is a lot to celebrate about the Latine community, and one of those things is how close we are […]

Six Months after Maria and suicide hotline calls double in Puerto Rico

Magdaliz Medina struggles each day to meet life’s basic needs: electricity, water, food, but there’s a darker challenge she faces six months after Hurricane Maria: her mental stability and the crushing depression that visits her each day in her darkened home. “I sit and cry all day,” said Medina, 42, who has lived without power or […]