Change to Chill in Spanish: An Interview with KARE 11

September is Hispanic Heritage Month and therefore a perfect time to announce that Change to Chill is now available in Spanish. Thanks to a hardworking team of Spanish-speaking staff at Allina Health, website users can now view and interact with all website content and resources in Spanish. Allina Health’s Susan Nygaard, Manager of Community Health Improvement,  talked with KARE 11 News about the Spanish version of the site.

Esmerelda Garcia, a graduate of and now Promise Fellow with El Colegio High School in South Minneapolis, was also featured in the interview. Esmerelda talked about the importance of providing mental health resources in Spanish, mental health stigma in the Latinx community, and shared some of her own mental health journey. Watch the full interview here.


To view the website in Spanish, click the “Espanol (Spanish)” button in the blue banner at the top of each Change to Chill webpage. Stay tuned for more content highlighting the experiences of Latinx teens coming to the website soon.