Mental Health Care for Underserved Populations

Mental Health Care for Underserved Populations Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Underserved populations face multiple barriers to accessing mental health care, often lacking regular, high quality treatment and support. Intensive care coordination for underserved individuals in need of mental health services can address barriers to care and reduce disparities.

The featured Innovations describe three programs that enhanced access to necessary services and provided care coordination to improve mental health outcomes among underserved populations.

The featured QualityTools contain resources and tools that aim to increase cultural competence in providing mental health care services to specific communities.

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