We will discuss various health factors that play a role in the building blocks for health and wellness—highlighting the importance of the pillars of health and their relationship to developing vitality/resilience to combat the common health concerns that are targeting the Latinx community.
Latinx LGBTQ+ individuals have to navigate a complex set of cultural identities, which
requires counselors of this population to be proficient in a range of multicultural and social
justice competencies. The intersection between Latinx and LGBTQ+ identities is complex, with
many factors to consider. Latinx Americans are a diverse group of people with heritage coming
from many different countries, including Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Spain, Central and South
America. (Sager et al., 2001).