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Southern Delaware’s Latino Community Deals With Stigma Around Mental Health Care Plus Fewer Resources

Publication Date: May 03, 2023

The Latino culture is similar to other cultures where there are added layers of stigma surrounding mental health care. In Kent and Sussex counties, where there is a significant Latino community but few mental health care professionals and other options, this cultural stigma is exacerbated. Efforts are underway to increase the number of agencies and providers while also recruiting behavioral health specialists from diverse backgrounds.

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