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This Latina Challenges The Stigma Around Mental Illness | mitú

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According to mental health research conducted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI):

  • One in four students have a diagnosable illness
  • 40% do not seek help
  • 80% feel overwhelmed by their responsibilities
  • 50% have become so anxious that they struggled in school

Mental Illness continues to be a stigma within the Latinx community.  in the Latinx Community. The emphasis on keeping family business within the family, not wanting to appear like “La Loca” for  The stigma surrounding Mental Illness in th


Here are some resources to look into:



NAMI on Campus

The Top Mental Health Challenges Facing Students

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