Center for Health Policy and Research (CHPR) Publications

UMMS Affiliation

Center for Health Policy and Research

Date

5-2011

Document Type

Other

Medical Subject Headings

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

Disciplines

Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Public Health

Abstract

Overview: Mental health systems transformation has had the promotion of recovery and peer support at its core. In order to better understand how people of different cultural, linguistic, and ethnic backgrounds understand and interpret the concepts of mental health, mental illness, recovery and peer support, the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) and MassHealth asked the Center for Health Policy and Research at UMass Medical School to conduct a study exploring these issues. Two specific cultural groups were identified to be the focus of this study – Latinos and individuals who are Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing (D/HH).

Comments

Citation: Cabral L, et al. (2011). Understanding How Ethnic and Cultural Minorities Perceive Peer Support and Recovery: Final Report. Shrewsbury, Mass.: The Center for Health Policy and Research.

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