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Jacqueline Rios cries as she recalls how the nonprofit suicide prevention program for Hispanic teens saved her life. Council member Julissa Ferreras is standing to Rios's left, and Beatriz Coronel, the suicide prevention program coordinator, stands on her right on the New York City Hall steps on June 20. (Photo by Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

Report Sets Off Alarms on Latina Teen Suicide

Health, Latino July 12, 2012 at 3:43 pm

A recent survey on teenage risk behaviors brought renewed attention to the worrying rates of attempted suicide among Latina teens, reported El Correo de Queens and The Epoch Times. The federal survey found that that Hispanic girls considered or attempted suicide at dramatically higher rates than non-Hispanic teens.

Voices in Focus: Two Reports Paint Bleak Picture for Asians

Asian, Crime, Video March 5, 2012 at 11:33 am

An ex-con motivates Brooklyn teens to stay fit; a report points to an increase in suicide rates for Asian women, while another debunks the idea of Asians as a “model minority”; more on the Queens ponzi scheme that targeted Latinos; and a trial date for the first soldier accused of bullying Pvt. Danny Chen.