California Latinos are not getting the mental health services they need, according to a UC Davis study out this week. The report finds that the stigma of mental illness prevents many Latinos from seeking help, and that there are too few health providers fluent in patients' native languages and cultures. We'll discuss the report and its proposed solutions.
Mental Health Care Lacking for Latinos
Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, professor of medicine, director of the UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities and lead author of the report
Rachel Guerrero, owner of the Guerrero Consulting Group and former chief of the Office of Multicultural Services for the California Department of Mental Health