Critical Disparities in Latino Mental Health:  Transforming Research into Action

Britt Rios-Ellis, Ph.D., (November 17, 2005)

Issue: Health and Nutrition, Institute for Hispanic Health, Center for Latino Community Health
Publication Type: White Paper

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This report, released by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and the California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) Center for Latino Community Health, Evaluation, and Leadership Training, finds that Latinos are at a disproportionately high risk for depression and other conditions associated with mental illness and are also much less likely to seek treatment or receive quality culturally and linguistically competent care.