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July is Minority Mental Health Month.
Mental illness does not discriminate based on race. However, Latinos are far more likely than their peers to have mental health issues, according to a Salud America! Research Review. Additionally, Latinos and blacks are less likely than whites to get the mental health services they need, thus leading to a plethora of problems such as missing work.
Join us for #SaludTues on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 for a tweetchat in honor of Minority Mental Health Month.
- What: #SaludTues Tweetchat – The Importance of Minority Mental Health Month
- Time/Date: 1-2 P.M. ET (Noon-1 P.M. CT), Tuesday, July 2, 2019
- Where: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
- HOST: @SaludAmerica
- CO-HOSTS: Stamp Out Stigma (@StampStigma) and The American Foundation For Suicide Prevention (@afspnational).
- HASHTAGS: #SaludTues #MinorityMentalHealthMonth
We will open the floor to your comments, tips, and stories as we explore:
- The importance of #MinorityMentalHealth.
- Family support.
- Cultural factors and misconceptions that affect #mentalhealth.
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 health!
Click here to learn about the Salud America! #SaludTues tweetchats, see upcoming and past tweetchats, and see how you can get involved.
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