Moving Forward: How a Family Learns About Mental Health
(Salir Adelante: Cómo una familia aprende sobre la salud mental)

A fotonovela is a booklet with pictures and dialogue boxes that often tell a dramatic story with a moral lesson.

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This bilingual fotonovela was published by the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency to educate Latinos about mental health. About 70,000 English and Spanish fotonovelas are available at 90 locations throughout the region, including County libraries, mental health centers, and family resource centers.

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