SOURCE: Mental Health America

October 16, 2007 12:23 ET

Mental Health America Media Teleconference on New Study of Latino Parents' Views on Bullying, Sexual Orientation and Prejudice

Wednesday, October 17 at 4:00 pm EDT

ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - October 16, 2007) - Mental Health America will host a media teleconference call on Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 4:00 pm EDT to discuss the results of a national study of Latino parents on parent-child communication about bullying, sexual orientation and prejudice.

The teleconference call will focus on:

--  Communication between Latino parents and children about bullying,
    sexual orientation and prejudice
--  Latino parents' attitudes toward bullying
--  Latino parents' awareness of bullying in schools and its impact on

The teleconference will feature a leading expert in Latino/Mexican American mental health and Mental Health America Chairman of the Board Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Aguilar-Gaxiola is professor of Clinical Internal Medicine & Director of the Center for Reducing Health Disparities at the University of California, Davis Department of Medicine (Sacramento, California).

Call-in information:

Dial: 888-609-4144
      706-902-0656 (international)

Conference Code: 20710190

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