Posts tagged Minority Mental Health
Pride in Weakness - Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

I come from a long line of women who kneaded tortilla dough in the morning, tended to gardens in the afternoon and caressed their children’s faces in the evenings.

I also come from a long line of Mexican migrant workers who allowed the sun to kiss their necks and hands while in the fields.

I also come from a long line of individuals who take pride in their ability to take care of themselves with help from no one or anything.

Coming from a long line of resilient and fierce individuals may have caused a problem though. . .when I finally admitted to myself and my doctor that I needed something to help me overcome my postpartum depression and anxiety, I felt like a failure.

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