Source: Medical News Today
OptumHealth New Mexico is underwriting a new training program that will help mental health and substance abuse caregivers who serve two important, at-risk populations for mental health and substance abuse issues - Hispanics and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community.
The training program, presented by the National Latino Behavioral Health Association and Equality New Mexico, is designed to educate behavioral health care providers about the unique stress factors affecting the Hispanic and LGBT communities. The program focuses on the origins and effects of discrimination and best treatment options for these high-risk populations. Care providers taking the one-day training course receive six continuing education units.
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