A Mother’s Vow Of Mental Health Advocacy For Her Daughter

A Mother’s Vow Of Mental Health Advocacy For Her Daughter

When Joseline Castaños’s daughter was hospitalized for a suicide attempt, she vowed to fight for her and find the right care. The stigma surrounding mental health in the Hispanic/Latinx community and the scarcity of culturally competent care were two of the biggest barriers she faced. Through NAMI, she found a safe place, support for her daughter and a platform to continue advocating for mental health in her community.

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