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Seriously Mentally Ill and Integrated Care Among Hispanic Populations

  • Brian D. LeanyEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter discusses Seriously Mentally Ill within Hispanic Populations and emphasizes considerations for integrated care. General cultural considerations are discussed, with particular emphasis on changes and opportunities created by the Affordable Care Act. Barriers to treatment as well as ideas for overcoming these barriers are discussed, as are specific recommendations for clinicians and community providers.

Keywords

Seriously mentally ill (SMI) Hispanic populations Integrated care Stepped care 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lake’s Crossing CenterNevada State Forensic HospitalSparksUSA

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