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Mental health and immunity are closely linked. Mental health issues like stress, anxiety, and depression can weaken the immune system. Stress can suppress immunity.

The COVID-19 pandemic, social isolation and unhealthy lifestyle choices contribute to weaken the immune system. Taking care of both mental and physical well-being is essential for maintaining a strong immunity.

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Mental Health

Let's talk about health:

We are here to help.

You are not alone.

Resources

Discover resources for mental health available to you. Find the information and connections you need to seek help and heal.

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CDC Tools & Resources

Click on the button below to explore free and confidential resources to help you or a loved one connect with a skilled, trained mental health professional.

Taking Action
for your Health

Overall, the Latino community does not talk about mental illness. Some Latinos don't even seek treatment because they do not know the signs and symptoms of mental illness or know where to find help. Others fear of being "labeled" crazy and being shamed for seeking help.

 

Let's end the stigma and seek help when needed! 

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Children's Corner

A service of the American Psychological Association (APA) Practice Organization.

A research tool by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP).

A search tool by the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

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NEED IMMEDIATE HELP?

CALL 911 FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCIES

DIAL 988 FOR THE SUICIDE & CRISIS LIFELINE 

There are many hotlines available for people who need immediate support. These include the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK), the Crisis Text Line (text HOME to 741741), and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline (1-800-662-HELP).

TO FIND TREATMENT

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Caring for your Mental Health Post COVID-19

COVID-19 has taken a toll on our community's mental health by making them feel isolated and lonely,further increasing stress and anxiety. Understanding our common worries and how to deal with them canhelp us address this stigma and better care for ourselves and others.

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