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Latinos Lag in Mental Health Literacy

 

 

According to a recent study, Latinos trail other segments of the California population in understanding mental illnesses and how they can be treated.

But the gap closes as they become acculturated.

 

 

Naranjo’s study interviewed 100 subjects, statewide, during the summer of 2014. She explains that her survey asked a series of questions to gauge each person’s awareness and understanding of mental illnesses and their symptoms and treatments.

 

 

For a list of mental health services offered by the Santa Rosa Community Health Centers, click here.

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