Tuesday, May 24

Student-designed course examines mental health stigma in South Asian communities

Until college, Mahika Nayak hadn’t realized how challenging it would be to find culturally specific resources for mental health. The fourth-year neuroscience student said she felt it was difficult to seek resources or find a community where she could speak out about mental health, and many providers at the UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services center don’t always understand the cultural significance of certain stressors. Read more...

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