Episode
Mar 13

Uncovering Latina suicides

What is driving high suicide rates amongst Latina teenagers?
Image from AP.

Latina teenagers have one of the highest rates of suicide among teens in the United States. In many cases they share a common thread: they are first-generation Americans with immigrant parents – and they find themselves caught between old traditions and their American life. So what is driving these girls to the brink of hopelessness and what is being done to stop it? Join the conversation at 1930GMT.

In this episode, we speak to:

Raquel Cepeda @RaquelCepeda
Author
djalirancher.com

Beatriz Coronel @BeaActivist
Program Coordinator
comunilife.org

Lauren Gulbas
Research Assistant Professor, Darthmouth College

Miguelina German @EinsteinMed
Assistant Professor
einstein.yu.edu

Eric Ibarra @lasfotosproject
Founder and Executive Director
lasfotosproject.org

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