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  1. Latino Immigrant Parents: Accessing Mental Health Services for their Adolescents

    This report focuses on immigrant Latino parents’ usage of general health and mental health services for their adolescents. The adolescents of these Latino immigrant parents were between the ages of 12 and 19 and were enrolled in a high school or middle school in North Carolina between Fall 2005 and...
  2. Basic Training: A Primer on Military Life and Culture for Health Care Providers and Trainees

    This tutorial is designed to enhance health care providers’ and trainees’ knowledge of military life and culture in order that they may be better able to provide culturally competent care to service members, veterans and their families. This resource is a computer-based, highly generalizable, user-friendly, self-guided tutorial. Active and retired...
  3. Racial Disparity in US Diagnoses of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, 2000–2009

    Using data from the national HIV surveillance records, this study, analyzed trends in racial/ethnic disparities in rates of AIDS diagnoses in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The analysis found that between 2000 and 2009, disparities in the rate of AIDS diagnoses decreased between all racial/ethnic groups except...
  4. Online Toolkit for Enhancing Mental Health Service Delivery to Hispanics

    This resource consists of various print, video and audio resources designed to assist mental health agency administrators and their governing leadership, as well as direct service providers, to best attract, engage and serve Hispanics in a culturally and linguistically competent manner. When utilized collectively, the resources can serve as valuable...
  5. Know the Signs: Bilingual Suicide Prevention Campaign

    California has launched a bilingual, mass media campaign, called Know the Signs, to raise awareness about suicide prevention. The campaign includes an informative website and television, print, online and radio ads on how to recognize warning signs and how to help those at risk. The campaign is focused on friends and relatives...
  6. HIV/AIDS Prevention Bilingual Glossary: English & Spanish

    The HIV/AIDS Prevention Bilingual Glossary provides linguistic support to individuals and organizations working with Spanish-speaking populations in the United States. The terms included are commonly used in public health and HIV/AIDS prevention in the U.S. You can: Find Spanish equivalents for English words and English equivalents for Spanish words Rate...
  7. Suicide Prevention and Two-Spirited People

    This report descibes how First Nations communities can support two-spirited people by providing safe spaces that include and respect them, by standing up for them, and by speaking out about the discrimination they experience. The term two-spirit is used in this resource because it reflects the importance of First Nations...
  8. YES! Youth Empowered Solutions

    YES! is a nonprofit organization that empowers youth, in partnership with adults, to create community change. The advocacy work is centered on strategies that empower youth to address critical issues facing their communities: teen tobacco use, childhood obesity, substance abuse and access to healthcare. At YES!, high school-aged students are hired...