Even though they have the financial resources from the federal government to help non-fluent English speakers receive interpretation services, many Maryland mental health providers choose not to, a study released last week found. The study, published by Centro SOL, an agency affiliated with Johns Hopkins University that focuses on health equity for Latinos, and the Public Justice Center, a civil rights legal aid organization in the city, cites three specific real-life examples of young adults and children not being able to receive mental health services because of their preferred languages.
Report finds mental health services in Md. lacking for immigrant children and non-English speakers
December 14, 2022