Beyond Taboo: Una conversación sobre la Salud Mental



We are Jesse and Jessica, hosts of our Spanglish Podcast “The-50FIFTY”, and on this episode hablamos sobre la Salud Mental. What is mental health? How has media and pop culture sparked more conversations? Why is it discussed more at this day and age? Porque todavía sigue siendo un tema tabú en nuestra cultura? Cómo siempre al final les dejamos preguntas a uds in regards to your experience with this topic. Join us. 

Special shoutout to these fabulous content creators who make the time and effort to cover this subject with their platforms and stories. 

LatinxTherapy : Instagram @latinxtherapy

The Nasiona: Instagram @thenasiona

Tamarindo Podcast: Instagram @ tamarindopodcast


Below you will find resources if you would like to know more information regarding mental health including immediate hotlines. 

NAMI HelpLine

The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET.

1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or info@nami.org

The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with mental health conditions, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.

  • They understand, many from their own experiences, listen and offer support.
  • They are informed on NAMI Programs, NAMI Support Groups and locate your local NAMI Affiliate.
  • They are trained to help identify the best resource options for your individual concern.
  • They are knowledgeable and a source of accurate information about relevant topics.
  • They care.

Need Immediate Help In A Crisis

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Call 800-273-TALK (8255)

If you or someone you know is in crisis—whether they are considering suicide or not—please call the toll-free Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) to speak with a trained crisis counselor 24/7.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline connects you with a crisis center in the Lifeline network closest to your location. Your call will be answered by a trained crisis worker who will listen empathetically and without judgment. The crisis worker will work to ensure that you feel safe and help identify options and information about mental health services in your area. Your call is confidential and free.

Crisis Text Line – Text NAMI to 741-741

Connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.

National Domestic Violence Hotline – Call 800-799-SAFE (7233)

Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.

National Sexual Assault Hotline – Call 800-656-HOPE (4673)

Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a ring

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