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Southeast Mental Health Data: Hispanic and Latinx Communities
January 12, 2021

About this Resource: 

Region IV is the largest HHS region, comprised of eight states and 26% of the U.S. population. These states have large rural populations, high poverty rates, and face racial and cultural disparities in care. In addition the Southeast states have experienced considerable growth in Hispanic and Latinx communities and populations in recent decades. Cultural and linguistic factors are important considerations when planning mental health care and support services for clients and families in these communities. Visualizing influences such as country of origin, race/ethnicity, and access to linguistically and culturally competent care can be a challenge in a large, diverse region.  

The Southeast MHTTC Data Visualization Project provides information on Region IV priorities in an easy to understand graphical format.     

 

Hispanic and Latinx Communities and Mental Health Care Access 

Relevant Factors: Countries of origin, cultural elements, and mental health facilities providing services in Spanish. 

How to Use: Click on "VIEW RESOURCE" to access interactive map and visualize the intersection of these factors by Region IV State or County.   

 

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