A safety and wellbeing success story
Maria, an immigrant, faced many health problems after moving to a new country with her husband. The stress of adjusting to her new culture, language and pregnancy took a toll on her mental and physical health.
Maria suffered from lot of health issues but was reluctant to discuss her health issues due to cultural and language barriers. She did seek medical help but also found local community organizations and resources such as free clinics and support groups for accessing health and mental health services, including ALO’s HerHealth series.
Through, ALO Herhealth series, she learned the importance of taking care of herself, prioritizing her own health, and advocating for others facing similar challenges. Maria’s story emphasizes the importance of seeking help and the resilience of the human spirit in overcoming adversity.