Center for Health Policy and Research
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.
Cabral, L., Muhr, K., and Savageau, J. (2011). Seeing recovery through the eyes of ethnic and cultural minorities. DMH Connections, September 2011.
Cabral, Linda M.; Muhr, Kathy; and Savageau, Judith A., "Seeing Recovery Through the Eyes of Ethnic and Cultural Minorities" (2011). Center for Health Policy and Research (CHPR) Publications. 84.