Faith Leaders Announce Free Mental Health Support Program for DACA Students

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October 16, 2017

Faith Leaders Announce Free Mental Health Support Program for DACA Students

DECATUR, GA – On Thursday, Nov. 2, a prominent and diverse group of interfaith and community leaders will gather to announce a mental health support program to support the physical, emotional and spiritual wellness of DACA students who are undergoing stress and anxiety while waiting to learn whether or not they can continue to live in the United States.

The announcement will be made on the front steps of Columbia Presbyterian Church (711 South Columbia Drive) at 10 a.m.

The mental health support program has been developed to provide a confidential space for DACA students to be seen in support groups with licensed counselors. An initial support group is slated to convene Oct. 19 at 6:30 pm. at the Latin American Associations (LAA), 2750 Buford Hwy. ND, Atlanta, GA 30324. DACA students are welcome to sign up for a group by contacting the LAA at dacasgga@gmail.com.

 

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Gilda (Gigi) Pedraza

Executive Director and Founder Latino Community Fund (LCF Georgia) Social Entrepreneur, Community Advocate, Latina, Mom, Wife. Lover of Life.

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