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Mental health services gap reported in Georgia’s Latino community

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, suicidal ideation has tripled among Latino youth in Georgia with children as young as 8 years old attempting suicide, according to social services nonprofit agency Ser Familia.  Compounding the issue, Spanish-speaking mental health counselors in Atlanta are sparse. Atlanta has 9 bilingual youth counselors, and none of the area safehouses consistently […]