Columbia University Medical Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
Suicides Highlight Plight of Hispanic Teens
July 22, 2013

The stigma of mental illness in the Latino community - and the shame associated with their condition - may also prevent girls from seeking professional help....

Research conducted through the New York State Psychiatric Institute found that there is greater stigma towards mental illnesses among non-whites, including Latinos, who often seek help from family members or priests before turning to professionals.


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