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  • Lindsay P. South

Mental health crisis hits young Black, Latino people harder. What's the solution?

Last fall, Daisy Sanchez spent every other night crying in her college dorm room. Sanchez, a 2020 graduate of Fort Worth's Paschal High School at Yale University, had felt isolated and alone for a year and a half.

She never returned to campus for her high school senior year, she spent her first college semester online, and her family, most of them essential workers, struggled to navigate the mental strain of the pandemic.

A year later, finally on campus, Sanchez still felt alone, bottling up her stress and self-doubt until she ended up in tears at night.


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