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National Hispanic and Latino MHTTC
 

The NHL-MHTTC will serve as a key subject matter expert and resource for workforce and community development across the U.S. and its territories to ensure that high-quality, effective mental health treatment and recovery support services, and evidence-based and promising practices are available to help reduce health disparities among Hispanics and Latinos experiencing mental disorders, in particular, those with serious mental illness.

 

Mission

Develop and strengthen the workforce that provides mental health prevention, treatment and recovery support services to Hispanic and Latino populations throughout the United States by maintaining relevant and up-to-date information and resources to be used for the provision of training and technical assistance.

 

Vision

 

Serve as the national subject matter expert and a key resource for the workforce providing mental health prevention, treatment and recovery support services in order to reduce health disparities among Hispanic and Latino populations.

 

Our Goals
 

  • Heighten the awareness, knowledge, and skills of the workforce to address the needs of Latinos living with mental illness.
  • Accelerate the adoption and implementation of mental health-related evidence-based and promising practices.
  • Foster regional and national alliances among culturally diverse practitioners, researchers, policymakers, family members, and consumers of mental health services.
  • Ensure the availability and delivery of publicly available, free-of-charge training and technical assistance to the mental health field providing services for Hispanics and Latinos.