Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health - Best Practices in Meeting the Needs of Immigrants and Refugees

Compared to their native counterparts, immigrants and refugees are at higher risk for developing mental health problems due to previous trauma and/or the stress of migration and resettlement, such as war, violence, poverty, and acculturation. This brief discusses the barriers and service gaps that prevent these populations from receiving mental health services, cultural considerations, and effective service models.
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