Tune in with Adriana Alejandre, LMFT to the weekly podcast that discusses mental health topics related to Latinas, Latinos and Latinx individuals in efforts to demystify myths and diagnoses. Cultural and commonly stigmatized themes will be discussed with Latinx mental health professionals, psychiatrists, doctors, bloggers, tv personalities, social media influencers, entrepreneurs and many more. Spanish segments are aired every other week!
BREAK THE STIGMA GUEST SEGMENTS will feature individuals who have overcome challenges, demystified stereotypes and created a different path, to empower listeners and bring awareness. These segments will air at the end of the month.
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In this episode, we have an introductory discussion on parents’ mental health with a focus on maternal parents. We discuss what factors parents have to consider for their mental health, risk factors for Latinx parents such as immigration status or acculturation, what to do if a parent is in need of support, and we discuss the generational mindset shift when it comes to mental health and getting treatment.
Our guest is Emilia Ortega- Jara who is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker is a Xicana psychotherapist & owner of the group practice, Corazón Counseling Service.
Find a Latinx Therapist : latinxtherapy.com
Parent Support International: (Free) Chat with a Therapist: www.postpartum.net/get-help/chat-with-an-expert/ 1.800.944.4773
Check children’s school district resources for support groups
First 5 California: http://www.first5california.com
Parents and Mental Health Article from Mental Health Foundation https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/a-to-z/p/parents-and-mental-health