Mental health


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Free Mental Health Program for Farmworkers Launches in California and Florida

"Mental health is a health and wellness issue, but it is also a critical workers' issue that we all must address," said Mónica Ramírez, founder and president of Justice for Migrant Women.

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Pet Adoptions Are Soaring Among Latinos Because of the Pandemic

There has been a boom in pet adoptions during the pandemic, but it's important to make sure the pet will fit into your post-COVID lifestyle before adopting.

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Yes! You Can Count Your Blessings This Thanksgiving. Here’s How.

Gratitude is associated with greater happiness, better health, and improved self-esteem.

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‘La Gorda Who Loves to Bake’: Meet the Texas Chicana Who Turned a Passion for Sweets Into a Business

"This is the first time that I’m doing something I care about," says the Texas native who found her calling in the kitchen.

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Kids Are Locked to Their Computers and Phones During COVID. That Is Giving Them Depression and Insomnia.

The lack of parental supervision brings another consequence—children are accessing apps and platforms that are not age-appropriate.

Pandemic Fallout Is Taking a Serious Toll on Latinos’ Mental Health

In a CDC survey, Latino respondents reported more symptoms of depressive disorder, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety than any other ethnic group.

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Crispy Alcapurrias: The Perfect Recipe to Deal With Election Day Stress

To beat election stress, Puerto Rican home cook Jessica van Dop DeJesus shares her recipe for crispy, delicious alcapurrias.