Blog Posts by Maico Demi B. Aperocho

Combatting Stigma Surrounding Asian American Mental Health Using Language

Being Asian and Filipino, it was so challenging to talk about my mental health, particularly due to the stigma in my family and community. As a college professor currently visiting the United States (but who was raised in the Philippines, a dominantly Catholic country), I observed from a young age how mental health issues, such…

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