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The Center for Cross-Cultural Student Emotional Wellness is a consortium of clinicians, educators and researchers centered at Massachusetts General Hospital. This group of professionals is passionate about understanding the emotional wellness issues faced by international students and promotes cross-cultural and international student emotional wellness through a three-fold mission:

  • Education programs and primary prevention
  • Research projects
  • Consultation, treatment and referrals for care

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Fast Facts: Did You Know?

  • Chinese students now make up nearly 30% of all international students in the United States—a six-fold proportional increase over the past 15 years
  • Asian Americans age 15-24 have higher rates of suicidal thoughts than Caucasian Americans in the same age group
  • Asian American women age 15-24 have the second-highest rate of completed suicide of any race/ethnicity in that age group—second only to Native Americans
  • “Tiger-parenting” is utilized by only a minority of Asian parents and has been associated with worse academic and mental health outcomes


  • 教育以及基础预防
  • 学术研究
  • 咨询、治疗以及转诊介绍

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  • 现在,中国留学生几乎占据全部在美留学生的30%,这一比例在过去的十五年里增长了6倍!
  • 在15-24岁这一年龄范围内,相比白种人,更多的华裔有过自杀的想法。

  • 各个种族自杀率的统计表明,15-24岁的华裔女性高居第二,仅次于美国印地安人。

  • 仅有少数亚洲父母采用“虎妈”式的严苛教育方式,但这种教育方式与学业成绩落后和心理问题都有关联。