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Stanislaus County Utilizing Promotoras to Improve Community Health

Stanislaus County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services in partnership with the Prevention and Early Intervention program funded by Proposition 63, the promotora network, comprised of 6 networks provide more than just cultural sensitivity services but aims to improve overall health of the community.

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California MHSA Multicultural Coalition State of the State Report IV: Refugee/Asylees Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

This fourth State of the State report explores the needs and challenges of Refugee/Asylees and Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. For refugees/asylees, resettlement was difficult while the individuals with intellectual/developmental disability had major concerns with financial hardships, attaining and maintaining financial independence.

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California MHSA Multicultural Coalition State of the State Report III: Russian Speaking, Middle Eastern, and Southwest Asian

In this third report key informants from the Russian, Middle Eastern and Southwest Asian communities emphasized the importance of increasing the availability of linguistically and culturally appropriate services for these communities.

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California MHSA Multicultural Coalition State of the State Report II: Armenian & Deaf/Hard of Hearing Communities

This State of State report II aims to bring awareness to statewide and local policy makers, mental health service providers and community advocates about communities that have not been surveyed in previous efforts. Key informants from  the Armenian American and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) communities expressed lack in community resources and culturally competent services.

Read the full report here.