Fact-sheet: Latino Immigrant Well Being

Like most immigrants, Latinos are often motivated to come to the US for new social, educational or economic opportunities. Still, the immigration process can be stressful and for some, traumatic, as immigrants leave behind significant family and social ties and sometimes endure difficult conditions during the journey. This fact sheet discusses the following topics — “Immigrants and trauma”, “An immigrant paradox”, and offers suggestions for improving immigrant well-being. The fact sheet is available in English and Spanish.

Population of focus: Latino immigrants

Link to resource: Latino Immigrant Well Being (pdf)

Date: 2013

Organization: National Hispanic and Latino Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network