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La profesora de Bryn Mawr, Carolina Hausmann-Stabile, ha identificado dos importantes aspectos en el último estudio sobre comportamientos de riesgo entre los jóvenes del Centro de Control de Enfermedades que nos hablan del riesgo y prevención de suicidio y salud mental entre los estudiantes de secundaria hispanos en los Estados Unidos.

Jóvenes hispanos sufren mayores niveles de tristeza, que el resto de sus compañeros

 06/27/2018 - 09:17

La profesora de Bryn Mawr, Carolina Hausmann-Stabile, ha identificado dos importantes aspectos en el último estudio sobre comportamientos de riesgo entre los jóvenes del Centro de Control de Enfermedades que nos hablan del riesgo y prevención de suicidio y salud mental entre los estudiantes de secundaria hispanos en los Estados Unidos.

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Hispanic youth experience higher levels of sadness, hopelessness, than their peers

 06/22/2018 - 16:20

Bryn Mawr College professor Carolina Hausmann-Stabile highlights two important takeaways from the latest Youth Risk Behavior Study from the Center for Disease Control on suicide risk and prevention and mental health among Hispanic high schoolers in the U.S.

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[OP-ED]: For those struggling with anxiety, harness the power of positive writing

 07/11/2017 - 10:23
Then Janice Kaplan’s book “The Gratitude Diaries: How a Year Looking on the Bright Side Can Transform Your Life” came out, promising that by just being thankful one could crowd out negative thoughts

Two years ago, anxiety was keeping me up at night, threatening to spiral out of control. Meanwhile, my husband with his easy confidence -- never seeing a raincloud without a silver lining, always constructing the best possible scenario when confronted with a set of hazy details -- slept like a baby. I decided I wanted that kind of peace in my life.

 

[OP-ED]: Our Education, Born from Swamps

 05/15/2017 - 15:27
In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 

The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?  

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[OP-ED]: Helping kids handle the ‘Trump Effect’ in our nation’s schools

 01/24/2017 - 14:13

In North Carolina, a high school teacher said she has “Latino students who carry their birth certificates and Social Security cards to school because they are afraid they will be deported.”
 

A new study by the Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights advocacy organization, says that more than two-thirds of 2,000 teachers surveyed reported students -- mainly immigrants, children of immigrants and Muslims -- expressing concerns or fears about what might happen to them or their families during a Trump presidency.

Since the election, more than half of teachers have seen an increase in uncivil political discourse in their schools or classrooms, and more than one-third report having observed an increase in anti-Muslim or anti-immigrant sentiment.

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Esther Cepeda