Martinez,Mayra-Mental Heatlh

Martinez,Mayra-Mental Heatlh

Published on 1 December 2020

English Final Project; Mental Health in the Latinx Community.

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Transcript
00:04
Mental Health
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in the Latinx Community
00:10
The mentally ill frighten and embarrass us. And so we marginalize the people who most need our acceptance. What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation."
00:15
Addressing the Stigma
00:16
Barriers
00:18
Solutions 
00:22
In the Latinx community, people with mental disorders are regarded as "crazy" and are told to just get "over it".
00:28
Barriers include;     
00:31
Lack of Health insurance (about 21.1% of Latinx are uninsured)           
00:33
Language
00:36
Education and Awareness is the key to help end the stigma