We made these sacrifices so that you can get educated and start a career. She followed that advice, and now, at 22, Ms. Wences, a junior at North Carolina State University, will soon become the first member of her family to graduate from college.
Hispanics start having children at much younger ages than non-Hispanics. Among Hispanics, teen parenthood is most widespread in the immigrant generation. Not only do Latinos have children at younger ages than non-Latinos, they also marry at younger ages.
Jason Mero, 18, headed off to Brown University this fall proudly staking claim to his Latinx heritage, ever mindful that the sacrifices his immigrant parents made opened the doors of the Ivy League to him. Born in Queens, New York, to parents who emigrated from Ecuador 30 years ago, Mero would ruminate with his family growing up about the challenges facing an American with Hispanic roots: how to deal with a more hostile environment against Latinos, and how to assert his U. So they were doing that for my safety and to protect me.
Mental Health America works nationally and locally to raise awareness about mental health and ensures that those at-risk for mental illnesses and related disorders receive proper, timely and effective treatment. A complete list of Spanish language materials, including our Spanish-language screening tools, is provided further below. According to the U. Census Bureau  :.
With half-Mexican singer Demi Lovato set to host the Teen Choice Awards this Sunday night, we thought it would be fun to give a shout out to our favorite Latino teen stars in Hollywood! These talented youngsters have their own shows, movies, albums, clothing lines - you name it! Some of them are gay rights activists and some make a difference by volunteering to help The American Cancer Society, or by visiting Guatemala with the "Girl Up" Foundation.
Common mental health disorders among Latinos are generalized anxiety disorder, major depression, posttraumatic stress disorder PTSD and alcoholism. A large barrier to treatment is that in the Hispanic community, as with other ethnic minority groups, talking about emotions is not a common part of the culture, so treatments such as cognitive behavioral therapy alone are not effective. Language is also a barrier as many medical professionals do not speak Spanish, and those that do may not understand the cultural issues that Latinos face.
The young man held the medication in his hand and considered using it to end his life. But then he "put it down and said, 'No. I need help,'" before heading to a Laredo, Texas, emergency room, said Kimberly Gallegos, who at the time earlier this year was a mobile crisis worker for a local mental health center.
This is part of a Pew Research Center series of reports exploring the behaviors, values and opinions of the teens and twenty-somethings that make up the Millennial Generation. Hispanics are the largest and youngest minority group in the United States. One- in-five schoolchildren is Hispanic.
By Danielle Zoellner For Dailymail. During the party, Aleida and her father, Marco Ramos Jr. Exciting day!
Leslie L. Acculturation has been shown to positively and negatively affect Latino health. Little research investigates the overlap between acculturation and the different types of relationship violence among Latino youth and most research in this area predominantly involves Mexican-American samples. The current study examined associations between indices of acculturation language use at home, chosen survey language, and nativity and relationship physical violence and sexual coercion, both received and delivered, among predominantly Dominican and Puerto Rican adolescents from New York City.