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FEB 04, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Why Connecting With Non-Hispanics Boosts Latino Mental Health

Hispanic teens who learn the English language well enough to engage in friendships with English-speaking non-Hispanics, have improved psychological health compared to others, indicates a study from the National Communcation Association. The findings were secondary to language results that showed the more involved Hispanic youth were with English-language peers and activities, the more they were able to gain access to information, resources and social support critical for their upward social and economic mobility. This increased access to information and social movement ultimately led to a ... Read More

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