PAC stands for Patient Advocate Community. In collaboration with the Vietnamese School of Mary Help of Christians Center, interns will educate high school students about prevalent health issues in the Vietnamese community. Interns will also help students learn new Vietnamese words relating to the topic and provide translation practices.
2/16/19 - Mental Health
Despite the high prevalence of depression in the Vietnamese community, there is a strong stigma against mental health discussion and treatment among community members. With the Don Bosco Youth Group, we discussed the perspectives on depression and developed culturally-informed strategies for mental health care.