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Latino media addresses Mental Health Awareness Month

UC psychologist Maria Espinola, PsyD discusses well-being in the Latino community

Members of the Latino community face unique challenges, which can cause undue stress on both adults and children. Maria Espinola, PsyD, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience at the UC College of Medicine and UC Health psychologist, recently spoke with both Spanish and English language media to raise awareness about Latino eellness for Mental Health Awareness Month.

A Wellness Among Latinos event will be offered by UC Health ( in Spanish) on May 22.  More ifnormation, as well as tips for managing stress ( Estrategias para manejar el estrés) in both languages is available on  

Media on Mental Health Awareness among Latinos: 

WXIX Fox 19 Morning Show

WXIX Fox19 Community Connection

Mujer Latina Today


Featured photo of Lorena Mora, a reporter for Mujer Latina and La Journada, with Maria Espinola.  photo/provided.