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Diversity & Health Equity Education Hispanics and Latinos/as

While many Hispanics/Latinos have lived in the U.S. for many generations, others are recent immigrants who are at risk of facing inequities in socioeconomic status, education, and access to mental health care services.

Browse educational content specific or applicable to this patient population below:

Guides & Toolkits:

Best Practice Highlights: Working with Latino/a Patients

Learn more about working with Latino/a patients, including demographics, significant history, best practices and disparities.

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Mental Health Facts for Hispanics and Latinos/as

While many Hispanics/Latinos have lived in the U.S. for many generations, others are recent immigrants who are at risk of facing inequities in socioeconomic status, education, and access to mental health care services.

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Mental Health Facts for Diverse Populations

Most racial/ethnic minority groups overall have similar—or in some cases, fewer—mental disorders than whites. However, the consequences of mental illness in minorities may be long lasting.

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Intimate Partner Violence: A Guide for Psychiatrists Treating IPV Survivors

Although IPV affects individuals across race/ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic background, minority women experience IPV at disproportionately high rates.

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Stress & Trauma Toolkit for Treating Hispanics in a Changing Political and Social Environment

Although Hispanics are the largest ethnic minority group living in the U.S., anti-Hispanic discrimination is still prevalent—and on the rise, especially with the controversies surrounding undocumented immigrants from Latino countries.

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Online Learning Modules:

Blogs & Articles:

APA Blog | OCT 4, 2019

Latino Youth: Overcoming Challenges to Mental Health and Access to Care

APA Blog | APR 3, 2019

Mental Health on College Campuses: Multiracial and Asian Students May be at Higher Risk of Untreated Mental Illness

Psych News | MAR 29, 2019

Children Separated From Families at Border Need Trauma-Informed Care, Says APA President

Psych News | FEB 28, 2019

Why You Should Care About Climate Change

APA Blog | OCT 8, 2018

The Psychological Effects of Sexual Assault

Psych News | JUN 29, 2018

'Structural Competency' Approach Takes Into Account Patients' World

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