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Latino Community Members
“Stop Stigma with Science”
Detener el estigma con la ciencia
20% – de los latinos nacidos en Estados Unidos han sufrido de un reto de salud mental durante el último año.
Check out these Spanish resources:           
La salud mental en la comunidad latina
 
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NAMI El Dorado County: Spanish Warm-line in SLT: 775-407-0306
Mental Health Awareness and support available on most Fridays –
call Spanish Warmline in South Lake Tahoe for details in Spanish language
Bill Martinez, Executive Director of Family Resource Center in South Lake Tahoe says
“The group sessions on mental health have been very well received by our South Lake Tahoe Community. Marisol is a wonderful presenter who interacts with the participants and allows for their feedback. Our group continues to grow by word of mouth due to the enthusiastic sessions led by Marisol.”
ENGLISH: Getting any kind of health treatment is sometimes difficult to manage for families, and the barriers of language, community isolation, stigma, provider availability and cultural differences, compounds this difficulty.  We believe adjunct treatments to be of great benefit for those who find them reassuring, comforting, and familiar. NAMI stands firmly on the side of science and evidence based treatments as the desired primary treatment modality.  We do not support “alternative” treatments in lieu of, considering the damaging effects of continued psychosis or prolonged damaging mental health episodes. We are working hard to provide evidence-based education in our community.   You are not alone.

 

SPANISH: Es importante señalar que, en el caso del estigma, hay una falta de conocimiento sobre la calidad de la atención de la salud. Creemos que son útiles para aquellos que los encuentran tranquilizadores, reconfortantes y familiares. NAMI está firmemente en el lado de la ciencia y la evidencia basada en tratamientos como la modalidad de tratamiento primario deseado. No apoyamos tratamientos “alternativos” en lugar de, considerando los efectos perjudiciales de psicosis continuada o episodios de salud mental dañinos extendidos.  Estamos trabajando duro para proporcionar educación basada en la evidencia en nuestra comunidad. No estas solo

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