During National Hispanic Heritage Month, the National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families and HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) joins partners in celebrating the achievements and contributions of Hispanics and Latinxs in the United States. During the observance from September 15 through October 15 communities everywhere honors the rich culture of Hispanics/Latinxs and raises awareness of health disparities.
Populations of focus: Hispanic, Latinx
Links to resource:
- View the full resource library from the Office of Minority Health (OMH).
- View the full resource library from the National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families.
- Read statistics on Health for the Hispanic/Latinx communities in Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Hispanic Health Vital Signs.
- View Hispanic Family Fact Sheets from the National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families
- Access other resources and publications regarding Hispanic/Latinx health:
- CDC Leading Causes of Death – Males – Hispanic – United States, 2016.
- Mental and Behavioral Health – Hispanics.
- Supporting Children and Parents Affected by the Trauma of Separation, Research Publication.
- A National Portrait of the Health and Education of Hispanic Boys and Young Men, Research Publication.
- Familias Unidas: Parent-Centered Prevention of Risky Behaviors Among Hispanic Youth.
- Strategies to Address the Opioid Epidemic in Black and Hispanic/Latinx Communities.
- Learn about the history of National Hispanic Heritage Month
- Access audios and videos to learn more on National Hispanic Heritage Month.
- Watch ‘Celebrate National Hispanic American Heritage Month With These Stories‘ in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month.
Date: 2019, updated 2021.