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posted 08/31/2011

How do you talk to a family about their son's suicide attempt? This was the question I kept asking myself before meeting with the Hernandez family. Their oldest son, Miguel, attempted suicide a few years ago, and they were willing to share their story with me.

posted 07/30/2010

A group of 30 end-stage renal patients of Grady Memorial Hospital, in Atlanta, face death as their dialysis treatment is scheduled to be cut soon. Many of these patients are undocumented Latino immigrants who do not have insurance and do not qualify for public benefits. Their immigration status has been a barrier to find alternative care and they are running out of options.

Linda Perez's Blog

How do you talk to a family about their son's suicide attempt? This was the question I kept... more »
posted 08/31/11
A group of 30 end-stage renal patients of Grady Memorial Hospital, in Atlanta, face death as... more »
posted 07/30/10

Linda Perez's Work

The anti-immigrant sentiment that some Latinas in Georgia are experiencing has led some women to refrain from scheduling routine medical exams that could save their lives.

Second part of Linda Perez' series on the causes of, and efforts to prevent suicide among Latino teens in Georgia.

What's being done to prevent suicide among Latino teens in Georgia? Linda Perez investigates for MundoHispanico.