We Hear You

We Hear You

“Younger adults are at a greater risk for experiencing depressive symptoms compared to older Latinos.”
We Hear You

We Hear You

“An official report from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention reported in 2009 that nearly 15% of Hispanic teens had attempted suicide the year before compared to 10% of all city high school girls.”
We Hear You

We Hear You

“Perceived discrimination and depressed emotion are highly linked in Latino adolescents.”
We Hear You

We Hear You

“11% of Hispanic girls across the country admitted a suicide attempt.”

Introduction

Ever wonder if anyone else feels or thinks about the same things that you do?

You are not alone.

Everyday, people all over the world have good days and bad days. Feelings like sadness, anger, anxiety, and loneliness are common to everyone. However, some people are more vulnerable to these feelings and the problems that come with them. Latino/a youth may encounter different types of challenges, like parents who have tough rules and think differently from their peers’ parents, having to swing between mainstream life and their Latino/a culture, difficulties with the language, and more. These stressors may lead to feelings of sadness, anger, and anxiety.

It is important to do something about those feelings and prevent them from getting worse.

The first step is to get the facts! This website has the info you need to get started – Check out some of the common challenges that other youth have identified as struggles in their lives, and the options available to start feeling better.

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