Meeting the mental health needs of persons who are deaf

Date: 2002
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Report
Author:  Critchfield A
Publisher:  National Technical Assistance Center for State Mental Health Planning (NTAC)

This report is the latest publication in the NTAC’s Cultural Diversity Series, which explores the mental health needs of an increasingly diverse nation. The report makes it clear that policymakers, planners, providers, and practitioners must work closely with members of the Deaf community to fashion programs and strategies that meet their needs and demonstrate a responsiveness to the issues of the Deaf culture.

Populations:  People with Physical Health Problems or Disabilities
Settings:  Outpatient Mental Health