Asian Mental Health Program creates parent guide to help families address xenophobia, racism fueled by COVID-19
Last spring, at the Asian community health center where she works, Dr. Catherine Vuky saw the number of teenagers referred for depression or cutting related to COVID-19 start to rise.
Many were being teased and bullied about the virus, told they’re “dirty” for eating bats, she said.
“The parents were at a loss for what to say to their children to make them feel better,” said Vuky, who is also an assistant professor of clinical psychology at William James...
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