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When Home Is Not Always Safe: The Impact of COVID-19 On Children And Youth
Changing the Narrative, Coronavirus, Health & Science, Op-eds

When Home Is Not Always Safe: The Impact of COVID-19 On Children And Youth

By Shirley Plantin Millions of our children and youth have been home for nearly six months in the attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19….

Kreyol Edition listening session seeks to end mental health stigma in Haitian Community
Health & Science, New York, Only In The Haitian Times

Kreyol Edition listening session seeks to end mental health stigma in Haitian Community

The event was spearheaded by program coordinator Ruth Jean-Marie who was inspired by a similar event called ‘Escúchame’ for the Latino community in the Bronx where the sessions were conducted in both English and Spanish. These events according to Jean-Marie are part of a larger initiative launched by First Lady Chirlane McCray that addresses mental health concerns by creating access to resources, specifically for the black community to thrive.