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Latinx Therapy

Mar 26, 2024

Break the Stigma segments are episodes that highlight mental health challenges and strengths from mental health advocates. Today, we learn about Multiple Sclerosis (MS) through our guest, Crystal Bedoya, Disabled Creator, Writer & Advocate. Crystal shares her story of being diagnosed with MS in childhood and the mental health diagnosis that followed. As a first-gen Latina, she talks about how medical appointments were with her Spanish-speaking parents, clarifies misconceptions and what toxic positivity can sound like and expresses how our community can support others. Tune in to learn and connect! Spanish episode coming soon.

Get to know Crystal by following her on social media @crystalbedoya and checking out her features below: 

Refinery 29: How Dancing to Latin Hits Helps Me Navigate My Multiple Sclerosis


Everyday Health: Young Latina With MS Finds Community via Social Media

British Vogue: “It Can Be Very Isolating”: What It’s Really Like Living With MS

Podcasts: The Multiple Sclerosis Fashionista Podcast: Multiple Sclerosis & Diversity Ft. Crystal Bedoya'

To find a therapist, check out the Latinx Therapy directory.