UMMS Affiliation

Center for Health Policy and Research



Document Type


Medical Subject Headings

Minority Groups; Mental Health Services; Mentally Ill Persons; Social Support; Peer Group; Massachusetts


Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Public Health


Describes a study that sought to better understand how persons with mental health conditions from two cultural groups, Latino and Deaf/Heard of Hearing (D/HH), access recovery-oriented and peer support services. Results from this study helped to inform the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health regarding system improvements that could be made to better serve these populations.


Citation: Cabral, L., Muhr, K., & Savageau, J. (2011). Seeing recovery through the eyes of ethnic and cultural minorities. DMH Connections, September 2011.



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