Healing California

The Center for Health Journalism has teamed with eight ethnic media organizations in California to report together on health equity, community well-being and gaps in health care in a unique collaborative learning effort.

A survey conducted by the Korea Daily found 9 out of 10 Koreans experienced feelings of depression in the past three years with 70 percent of them relying on their own abilities to power through it.

Clinical social worker LaVontae Hill found help for his mental health struggles due to OCD and anxiety but had to fight entrenched mental health stigma along the way.

In California, diagnosis of PPD has increased dramatically in Asian communities. Against a backdrop of high rates of C-section interventions, there are few culturally competent birthing and postpartum professionals, and lower awareness of how to access the resources that exist.

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