An Emptiness in My Heart: Coping with mental illness in a foreign land on Vimeo

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A Dominican mother comes to Boston to establish a new life for her family, but becomes overwhelmed by the changes, both externally and internally. This is the story of her journey through mental illness in a foreign land, her struggle to reconnect with her family, finally getting the help she needed, and her urge to help other immigrants in a similar situation.

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