Latino Mental Health: Strategies and Interventions that Increase Access, Support Wellness and Empower Communities
Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
This session explores the relationship between stigma, discrimination and social isolation and mental health for Latino youth and adults. Presentations offer strategies that address how clinical practice, program design and public policy can address negative social determinants and support wellness.
Session Objectives: Describe differences in acculturative stress and symptoms related to anxiety, manic behavior, depression, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among Hispanic/Latino youth.
Describe how interventions or policies could be more effective in improving self-care management if they address social isolation and mental distress among Latino immigrants.
Describe a psycho-educational intervention to teach activation skills to Latino mothers raising children with mental health needs.
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Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: LGBT Caucus of Public Health Professionals, Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)