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New rules announced by President Joe Biden and a new bill introduced by Sens. Alex Padilla (D-CA) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) look to eliminate the high costs and enduring stigma that keep many Latinos from seeking mental health care.
An annual survey by the Trevor Project reveals that LGBTQ youth continue to report high rates of mental health challenges and suicide risk, with social stigma against LGBTQ, including victimization at school or at home, being the leading factor.
San Antonio Police Sgt. Alfred Flores and Officers Eleazar Alejandro and Nathaniel Villalobos were arrested on murder charges in the shooting death of Melissa Perez, who was experiencing a mental health crisis at the time.
In this episode, a collaboration with Futuro Investigates, Latino USA’s Maria Hinojosa follows this young survivor and her family in their journey to healing.
Given the recent controversy surrounding Latino members of the Los Angeles City Council, it is important that we differentiate between Latino representation and Latino political power and define what each one means given the persistent issues facing the city and county.
Wealthier newcomers have been transforming New York City neighborhoods for generations, but what makes gentrification in East Harlem different is that it is changing the historical reputation of a working-class neighborhood that has held up against such forces for so long.
Experts say that mental health among Puerto Rico’s youth is getting worse at an alarming rate, exacerbated by compounding natural disasters, faltering infrastructure, and a lack of mental health resources.
The profound Indigenous connection to nature has existed for centuries, including the dread and depression caused by environmental changes. Climate change harms Native people’s sensitive relationships to plants, water, animals, and land and threatens their way of life, including learned skills, customs, and traditions.
Open and honest conversations about mental health in our communities are a start. Chats at home with our parents, tíos, and aunties, with our neighbors and comadres, and especially our children, will move us in the right direction.
In the latest episode of our Genias in Music series —about the lives and work of notable women musicians— we dive into the complexities of Violeta Parra, a pioneer of political folk music in Latin America.
Latinos are more likely than non-Latinos to endorse the benefits of “healthy eating habits” and a “healthy lifestyle,” as well as use technology to manage their health, but they suffer persistent disparities in terms of receiving healthcare, according to a recent study by Klick Health and ThinkNow.
Family is beautiful and keeps you healthy, but it can also make you sick.
Lydia was kidnapped and tortured for over 20 hours by state police. Lydia thought they were going to kill her.
My personal journey toward quitting my old job and starting a new one is a reminder that, for Latinos, the Great Resignation also includes letting go of cultural norms that have been instilled in us since childhood.
We spoke with Latina and Latino artists at this year’s Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago about their identity and how the pandemic has affected their music
Carmen Maria Machado talks about writing memoir, her fascination with horror, grappling with her mental health during the pandemic, and confronting her Cuban-American identity while growing up in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
As most in-person consultations have shifted towards remote interactions, Latinx mental health professionals have started seeing a spike in their clients.
The American Dream Daughter: A Conversation With Author Karla Cornejo Villavicencio (A Latino USA Podcast)
In this episode of Latino USA, Karla Cornejo Villavicencio sits down with Maria Hinojosa to talk about intergenerational wounds and how to begin to heal them.
The study shows that the influence of young Latino voters will impact the electoral college in key states like Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas.
We need to slow down, accept that learning and the benchmarks that schools use to measure it will look different for some time to come, and most importantly check on the mental, emotional, and even spiritual well-being of our children.
“This is a campaign to build an America to be proud of, an America for all people—black, brown, white, urban, rural, suburban, gay, lesbian, transgender, and yes, immigrants,” Bloomberg said.