Tag Archives: mental health

An Asian American Journalist Talks about Overcoming Depression

In this piece from The Fil Am magazine, Asian American journalist Ryan Macasero opens up about his struggle with depression.  He talks about how depression first set in during childhood and how free mental health services in college helped him … Continue reading

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The Oikos University Shooting: Mental Health and Korean American Community

There have been a number of school shootings in the news lately, with the most recent including an elementary school in the Pacific Northwest and a middle school in in Texas in 2012. I can think of few things more … Continue reading

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Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest: Depression & Suicide Among Asian American Women

By Kristina Wong Kristina Wong delves deep into the sky high rates of depression and suicide among Asian American Women to make ‘Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.’ “I’m Definitely Not Crazy. But I Probably am Lying.” My earliest memories … Continue reading

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Depression, Suicide and Asian American Women: My Story

By June Some questions were raised in a recent interview in NPR about why there is a high percentage of suicide among Asian-American women. There are allusions to the high pressures of Asian parents and the usual stereotypes of submissive … Continue reading

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