Mental Health: A Guide for Latinos and their Families (English and Spanish versions)

 

Mental Health: A Guide for Latinos

and their Families 

Salud Mental:Una Guía para Latinos

y sus Familias

   

“Mental Health: A Guide for Latinos and their Families” is a 30-minute DVD on mental health for Latinos produced by the American Psychiatric Association (APA). Both the DVD and a companion guidebook are in English and Spanish.

The materials address common mental health issues and help to dispel common misperceptions of mental health among Latinos. The DVD and guidebook acknowledge the uniqueness of the Latino culture in the U.S., including strengths of Latino culture and address some of the challenges many Latinos face in getting help for mental health.

The DVD features discussions with Latino individuals and families talking about their experiences with mental health, and with Latino psychiatrists discussing common mental health, treatments, and special issues among Latinos.


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Link to companion guidebook:
Mental Health: A Guide for Latinos and their Families
Salud Mental: Una Guía para Latinos y sus Familias

Latino DVD