Bilingual Care and the Mental Health Crisis for the Latinx Community
When it comes to mental healthcare, the Latinx community lags a bit behind others. Approximately 50% of non-Hispanic people suffering from depression today receive treatment for their condition, while about 30% of their Latinx peers receive the same treatment. Over the next ten years, analysts expect a 30% increase in demand for full-time therapists in Latinx communities due to the current climate and challenges facing the US Latinx community. Unless something changes, lack of mental health resources for Latinx patients will get larger and the problem will amplify.
So, what are the answers? Read this article to find out more.