NEW YORK – For years, stigma about mental health persisted among Haitians, reflecting the trend within the broader Black community. Then, came the pandemic.
“In the past year-and-a-half, I’ve seen that more people actually want to talk about mental health,” said Dr. MarieGuerda Nicolas, a professor at the University of Miami. “We’re addressing dealing with isolation, managing anxiety and depression and dealing with grief when you are losing family members.”
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