Did you know that our comunidad in the US are being disproportionately affected by mental health issues? It's true, according to research from the CDC, 40.3% of Hispanics experienced symptoms of depression compared to 25.3% of white people. That's a big difference, ¿no? Latinx also have limited access to quality mental health care due to language barriers, lack of insurance, and cultural obstacles.
Pero, no te preocupes, because Chispa is partnering with OYE, the wellness app co-founded by the global superstar J Balvin. Together, we're offering Latine singles the tools to practice emotional wellness and do emotional check-ins as they look for a partner and make connections. And let me tell you, emotional wellness is important for happy couples, with over 94% of Chispa users valuing it in a match or partner.
As part of this partnership, we are introducing a new collection of in-app stickers called "My Wellness Vibes" that let users share their emotional vibes with others. There's also a new Emotional Wellness Prompts pack and Emotional Wellness videos to help deepen connections. Y sabes que más? Users will have access to videos every week during Mental Health Awareness Month, led by five different OYE coaches with content in English available with Spanish subtitles. Each week will focus on a different pillar, from emotional check-ins to affirmations and mindful movements.
Pos, let's take care of ourselves and each other. Add new Emotional Wellness Prompts and stickers to your Chispa profile and connect with others in a more meaningful way!