Episode 3: Mental Health

SUMMARY: In this episode, Joy opens up about why mental health is so important to them, and their experience as a mental health advocate on a college campus. Victoria Yeh (‘16) and Joy Chiu (‘16) discuss the potential barriers to accessing mental health resources, especially those specific to POC, women, and the LGBTQ+ community. This includes finding culturally competent therapists, affordability, and navigating feelings of shame in certain cultures.(11/15/2021)

Joy Chiu (she/they) graduated from TAS in 2016 and attended Washington University in St. Louis with a major in Psychology and a minor in Anthropology. Joy is now a UX Researcher at Cardinal Blue Software, where she helps build data-driven and user-friendly digital applications. In her free time, she enjoys learning about digital health, storytelling, and inclusive design.

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