Miranda CyrHealth Reporter, Phoenix
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‘It strengthened us’: Texas group boosts mental health of Latinas by bringing moms and daughters together
AUSTIN, Texas – Among teens, Latinas face high rates of attempted suicide. One Texas group is helping them build resilience by strengthening the bond between mothers and daughters.
AUSTIN, Texas – VELA is an organization that provides support and resources to mostly Hispanic and immigrant families whose children have disabilities. Founded in 2010, it serves about 1,500 families annually – helping to close a significant gap in health care for Hispanics.
NOGALES – As Arizona grapples to contain deadly COVID-19, Yavapai County reported its first death on Monday, and deaths related to COVID-19 are projected to peak mid April statewide.
PHOENIX – With federal officials facing criticism over delays in translating vital information about COVID-19, organizations and local governments have stepped in to fill the void by offering their own translations on TV and social media of guidelines meant to combat the disease.
SAN LUIS RÍO COLORADO, Mexico – With U.S. officials rejecting requests to vaccinate those held in border facilities, some organizations are working to get migrants the health care they need – on the Mexican side of the border – before they request asylum in the states.
PHOENIX – Speak Up, Stand Up, Save a Life held its fourth annual conference to promote suicide and bullying prevention among Arizona students, with largest attendance yet.
NOGALES, Ariz. - Business owners in Nogales worry that long wait times at the border are driving down the number of pedestrians who cross to shop in Arizona, a drop that state officials worry could be felt throughout Arizona's economy if crossing times don't improve.
PHOENIX – With the rejection of Proposition 105, the expansion of the light rail in south Phoenix will begin in November. A group of businesses is organizing to demand that Phoenix officials support them with subsidies in anticipation of business losses during years of construction.