Asian Americans And The Quest For Thin

A conversation with Lisa Lee, publisher of Hyphen magazine (a magazine that focuses on aspects of Asian-American culture) about the body image issues that exist among Asian American women.

After another shooting, examining Asian American mental health

A conversation between radio host and two mental health professionals (Dr. Yen Ling Chong from the NY Coalition for Asian American Health, and Josephine Kim, a mental health counselor) about mental health struggles that Asian Americans and immigrants face. This conversation comes after a shooting spree carried out by a Korean immigrant at a college campus.




Part 1 of a series of podcasts on generational gaps in mental health. Collaboration between WNYC's Only Human and NPR. This episode documents a young woman with depression, as she struggles to have a conversation about it with her Pakistani mother. This is important both for its depiction of a generational gap in understanding mental health, as well as a cultural gap.

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