Blog

Mes de la Herencia Hispana: Barreras a la Seguridad

by Jocelyn Rayas, VSC Victim Advocate/Crisis Counselor Los latinxs son el grupo minoritario de más rápido crecimiento en los Estados Unidos, y también son el grupo más grande que no denuncia los delitos. Los latinxs tienden a denunciar los delitos por varias barreras, como su estatus migratorio, el miedo a la deportación, el miedo o Read More…

Teens and Sexual Assault:  Overly Common & Underreported

by Stephanie Webb, MSW Candidate Teenage sexual assault and violence are two important issues that are constantly unreported, under-addressed and buried within the souls and minds of the teenagers victimized by this experience. What is Teen Sexual Assault and Violence? Sexual assault is any type of unwanted sexual contact; it does not always include intercourse Read More…

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

By Sarah, Rollins College Clinical Mental Health Counseling Graduate Student With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, it may seem redundant or confusing to have an additional campaign for Minority Mental Health Awareness in July. The unfortunate reality is that this emphasis on minority mental health is necessary because of the pervasive influence that systemic Read More…