Young adult Somalis experience moderate to high rates of anxiety, depression, truancy, chemical use, and trauma. PhD Nursing Sciences student Eunice Areba, left, used a 2013 Consortium Intramural Research Award to fund her study exploring Somali college students' use of Islam as a path to stability and well-being. She hopes her research will benefit Somalil youth who live in Minneapolis; Somali youth in general; and the educators, healthcare providers, and policy makers who serve them. Read more about Areba's work.
Monday, December 2, 2013