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Latino Mental Health Fact Sheet

For a concise listing of many of the mental health issues confronting the Latino Community, check out the Info Sheet posted on the NAMI website.

Some of the issues discussed are the high levels of risk to the Latino Community in the areas of depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. The higher level of attempted suicide among female Latino students is also discussed. Lack of access to treatment as a result of language barriers and discrimination are also highlighted, as well as a scarcity of Latino providers.

Read more here.