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Ayenat Mersie

Ayenat Mersie is a New York City-based journalist whose work has been featured in Reuters and Foreign Policy. You can follow her @AyenatM.

New conversations about mental health in an Ethiopian church

A group, comprised of members of the Medhani Alem Ethiopian Orthodox Church of New York, gathered in November to discuss a seldom-talked about issue in the Ethiopian American community—mental health.