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Ane Romero Featured in Article with "Project UROK"

Click Here for Project UROK Page Click Here for Project UROK Instagram  “I began this work in memory of a close friend I lost to suicide and in keeping her memory alive, I found my life’s purpose.” -Ane How do you support Latinx mental health? It definitely has been a journey filled with gratitude, where no day is the same. One day I can be driving three hours out to a rural part of my state to provide a suicide prevention training for a school. The next day I’ll be working on mental health policy change. At times it’s been late nights on a Friday evening (because that’s when a crisis happens), calling all my mental health contacts to successfully identify a provider who can take in a new client immediately. Some days it’s sitting on the sidewalk sharing a sandwich with my friend Aaron, who is homeless and suffers from mental illness–hoping that our conversation will get him to agree to see a provider. It’s nights filled with frustration over our broken mental health system…