#SaludTues Tweetchat 7/25 – Get the Facts: Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

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Nearly 1 in 5 Latinos suffers a mental health problem.

But Latinos and other racial/ethnic groups are less likely than whites to seek out treatment for mental health conditions.

Why? How can we help?

To celebrate Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in July, let’s use #SaludTues on July 25, 2017, to tweet about Latino mental health issues, resources, and solutions!

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  • WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “Minority Mental Health Awareness Month”
  • TIME/DATE: 1-2 p.m. ET (12-1 p.m. CT), Tuesday, July 25, 2017
  • WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
  • HOST: @SaludToday
  • CO-HOSTS: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (@afspnational), National Alliance on Mental Illness (@NAMICommunicate), The U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services Office of Minority Health (@MinorityHealth)
  • SPECIAL GUEST: Mental Health Advocate Dior Vargas (@DiorVargas)

The tweetchat will tackle questions on how and why Latinos in particular struggle with mental health.

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your strategies, stories, and resources that can help promote minority mental health!

See our full Tweetchat schedule.

#SaludTues is a weekly Tweetchat about Latino health at 12p CST/1p ET every Tuesday and hosted by @SaludToday, the Latino health social media campaign for the team at the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at UT Health San Antonio.

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