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Friday, September 20 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mental Health: Breaking the Silence in the Latino Community

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Too often, Latinos suffer in silence while going through the most trying times, leaving many mental health illnesses undiagnosed. We'll be discussing what the best culturally relevant strategies are to break these deeply rooted cultural and socioeconomic road blocks that have stigmatized people with mental illness for too long.

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Pauline Campos

Dimelo Advice Columnist, Latina Magazine
Pauline Campos is founder of Girl Body Pride, a site born from the single realization that it was her actions and her words that will determine how her own daughter will see herself in the mirror as she grows more aware of the world outside of fairy tales and princesses. A lifelong... Read More →

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Nelly Maseda, MD

Pediatrician, Author, Montefiore Medical Center
Nelly Maseda was born and raised in Washington Heights, Dominican Mother, Cuban father. Left to raise three children by herself, her two older brothers dropped out of our local public high school. Dr. Maseda attended Aquinas High School in the South Bronx, went onto Cornell University... Read More →
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Ane Romero

Mental Health Advocate and Suicide Prevention Trainer, See, Believe, & Achieve
Ane Romero was raised in Las Vegas, New Mexico and currently resides in Washington, DC. She received her B.A. in Political Science and M.P.A from New Mexico Highlands University, where she served as the first female elected Student Body President and was appointed to the New Mexico... Read More →
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Jessica Valle

Founder, Bloggers of health
Jes Sofia Valle works in child and family psychotherapist and Social Media. Her passion is to connect companies and networks; those who support efforts are for family and children, whether it is in education, health and/or in technology (social media/Blogging). She enjoys helping... Read More →

Friday September 20, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Duke of Windsor Suite

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