The Latino Affairs Commission launched a campaign to highlight the importance of behavioral health support systems and education for Hispanic Ohioans, a population that has doubled since the year 2000 and constitute 3.7% of the state’s population. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), “while Latino communities show similar susceptibility to mental illness as the general population, Latinos experience disparities in access to treatment and in the quality of treatment they receive placing them at a higher risk for more severe and persistent forms of mental health conditions.”
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Latino Affairs Commission Launches Educational Campaign During Mental Health Month
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