Report: Disparities in child and adolescent mental health and mental health services in the U.S


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According to a 2015 report published by the William T. Grant Foundation, 1 in 3 Latino kids live in poverty vs. 1 in 7 non-Latino white kids and 1 in 7 Asian children. Such differences are believed to be a central issue which compounds disparities in mental health.

The report goes on to list 4 primary issues at the root of inequality in mental health including:

  1. Pervasive differences in family Socio-Econoimic Status;
  2. Adverse childhood experiences;
  3. Family structure; and
  4. Neighborhood-level Factors

Read more about mental health and Latino kids here.


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