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Mental health issues of the Mexican origin population in Texas

proceedings of the Fifth Robert Lee Sutherland Seminar in Mental Health

by Robert Lee Sutherland Seminar on Mental Health (5th 1986 San Antonio, Tex.).

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Published by Hogg Foundation for Mental Health in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Mexican Americans -- Mental health -- Texas -- Congresses.,
    • Mexican Americans -- Mental health -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementeditors, Reymundo Rodríguez, Marion Tolbert Coleman.
      ContributionsRodríguez, Reymundo., Coleman, Marion Tolbert., Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC451.5.M48 R63 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination239 p. :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2095029M
      ISBN 100943463009
      LC Control Number88140383
      OCLC/WorldCa17468919

      As of , the year for which the most recent data on specialty mental health providers are available, there were over , residents in inpatient and other hour residential treatment beds on any given night, an average of over patients per , population.


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Mental health issues of the Mexican origin population in Texas by Robert Lee Sutherland Seminar on Mental Health (5th 1986 San Antonio, Tex.). Download PDF EPUB FB2

An epidemiologic perspective on the mental health of people of Mexican origin / Robert E. Roberts --A comparison of wellbeing in the Mexican origin and general populations using national survey data / Edward Codina and Robert E Roberts --Gender and mental health in the Mexican origin population of South Texas / Genevieve Canales and Robert E.

This inequality puts these communities at a higher risk for more severe and persistent forms of mental health conditions, because without treatment, mental health conditions often worsen. Approximately 33% of Hispanic or Latinx adults with mental illness receive treatment each year compared to the U.S.

average of 43%. Despite this, according to SAMHSA’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health, overall mental health issues are on the rise for Latinx/Hispanic people between the ages of [7] Serious mental illness (SMI) rose from 4 percent to percent in Latinx/Hispanic people agesand from percent to percent in the age range.

Mental health care utilization in the RGV (n=) Percent Reported any mental health days, moderate depression or moderate anxiety Among those reporting any poor mental health days, moderate depression or moderate anxiety (n=): Felt the need to talk to a counselor or other health professional in past 12 months Working with Immigrant-Origin Clients.

Download this booklet (PDF, KB) designed for mental health professionals who work with immigrant-origin clients. This publication provides an overview of the U.S. immigrant population, the major mental health challenges they face and the barriers that impede their access to mental health services.

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American Psychological Association: Mental health issues of the Mexican origin population in Texas book on Behavioral Health in the United States. Texas Department of State. Data. Center for Health Statistics Direct links to Texas health-related data can be found on the Center for Health Statistics page.

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The study included recently migrated Latino adolescents ages in L.A. and Miami, with most of the L.A. population of Mexican origin, and most of the Miami population of Cuban origin.

The participants were assessed on each of the acculturation measures 5 times over years. Mental Health America works nationally and locally to raise awareness about mental health and ensures that those at-risk for mental illnesses and related disorders receive proper, timely and effective treatment.

MHA incorporates culturally competent strategies to ensure that it is effectively addressing the treatment and psychosocial needs of consumers and families with diverse values, beliefs. by Dr. Melissa Ochoa-Perez The Latino population is extremely diverse and comprises the largest ethnic minority group in Texas.

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