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Episode 4: Latinos y Mental Health

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Hola Comunidad! Episode numero cuatro is finally here! We are excited to introduce our very first Nopal Kweenz guest and tackle an issue that was influenced by our listener feedback. In this episode, we talk about Latinos y Mental Health with a focus on the psychological wellness of our male identified folx. Tune in as we break down misconceptions, gender norms and stigmas. This episode is a safe space for males to embrace their emotions. Vulnerability is strength and we are here for it!

Episode 3: Traditions & Transitions

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Pongansen “El seatbelt”, pop in your headphones, or prop your feet up porque Nopal Kweenz are here rolling out episode Numero 3: Traditions and Transitions. In this discussion, we highlight the importance of weaving in traditional healing approaches such as faith, spirituality and family acceptance into therapy when serving our Latinx Communities. We also reflect on the challenges of setting boundaries in a Latinx familia during our own journeys of self-discovery. The Nopal Kweenz get real and talk about managing life when things are overwhelming and how we allow ourselves to take breaks to recharge. As always, we sign off with affirmations for our gente out there sharing in the struggles of balancing self-identity with family traditions and expectations.

Episode 2: Semillas

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Ponte el seatbelt and join us as we begin to break down barriers in Mental Health. In this episode, you will hear us talk about Taraji’s P. Hensons Foundation, The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation and the importance of representation in the mental health field. We get real in this episode #chillonas; We shed light on the semillas that rooted us into the mental health field. Don’t miss out as we sign off with some affirmations and validations! We are here for you! You are not alone and together we can dismantle the stigmas in Mental Health.

Con mucho amor, Nopal Kweenz; La Luna, La Rosa y La Sirena

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Episode 1: Hola Mundo, Las Kweenz have arrived!

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Hola amores! The wait is over! Nopal Kweenz episode one has officially dropped. We are beyond excited to share this project with you all! In this episode, you will learn who the heck we are, what we do, and how we became Nopal Kweenz. We are unapologetically ourselves and together we are creating a much needed dialogue about Mental Health in the Latinx community. So, grab a snack or if you’re driving ponte el seat belt and let us roll with you.

Con Mucho Amor,

Nopal Kweenz