Tag: mental health

How Some New Yorkers With Mental Illness are Coping During the Pandemic
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How Some New Yorkers With Mental Illness are Coping During the Pandemic

This story was originally published on May 18 2020 by THE CITY.” When Gov. Andrew Cuomo put the state on…

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