Resources for Mental Health in the Latino Community
Local Organizations and Resources:
- La Clinica de La Raza, Casa del Sol Mental Health Care Services
1501 Fruitvale Ave., Oakland, CA
(510) 535-6200 www.LaClinica.org
- La Familia Counseling Services,
26081- Mocine Ave., Hayward, CA
(510) 881-5921 www.lafamiliacounselingservice.com
- Dr. Juanita M. Dimas, Psychologist
4000 Broadway, Suite 1, Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 769-2937 juanita_dimas at comcast.net
On the Web:
- Critical Disparities in Latino Mental Health: Transforming Research into Action, report by National Council of La Raza, 2005.
- Mental Health: Culture, Race, Ethnicity Supplement to Mental Health: Report of the Surgeon General, by the US Surgeon General, 2001.
- National Latino Behavioral Health Association (NLBHA) The mission of the National Latino Behavioral Health Association (NLBHA) is to provide national leadership for the advancement of Latino behavioral health services.
- Latino Mental Health Research Program The mission of the Latino Mental Health Research Program (LMHRP) is to conduct research relevant to the health and mental health needs of the Latino populations of California.
Latino Mental Health, by Amado M Padilla, Paul Aranda, Published by National Inst. of Mental Health, 1976
Latino Mental Health: Current Research and Policy Perspectives, by Cynnthia Ann Telles, Marvin Karno, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles. Neuropsychiatric Institute. Published by Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, 1994.
Medicalizing ethnicity: the construction of Latino identity in a psychiatric setting, by Vilma Santiago-Irizarry, Edition: 2, Published by Cornell University Press, 2001
Health issues in the Latino community, by Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Carlos W. Molina, Ruth E. Zambrana, Contributors: Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Carlos W. Molina, Ruth E. Zambrana, published by Jossey Bass Publishers, 2001.
Mental health care for new Hispanic immigrants: innovative approaches in contemporary clinical practice, by Manny J. Gonzalez, Gladys Gonzalez-Ramos, published by Haworth Press, 2005.
Counseling and family therapy with Latino populations: strategies that work, by Robert Leonard Smith, R. Esteban Montilla, published by CRC Press, 2006