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LWRI EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: MILWAUKEE/WISCONSIN LATINA/O HEALTH DATA
A review of three health reports (Latino Milwaukee: A Statistical Portrait Report, The Milwaukee County Health Survey and Healthiest Wisconsin 2020 Baseline and Health Disparities Report: Hispanic/Latino Population) of Milwaukee county and the state of Wisconsin was completed. LWRI’s executive summary includes main findings from these reports regarding health disparities among the Latina/o community, including poverty, mental stress, and aversive child experiences. Click here to read LWRI's executive summary
SALUD MENTAL MILWAUKEE
Salud Mental Milwaukee is a city-wide survey of mental health among Latina/o adults in the Milwaukee area. This survey builds upon existing health and population surveys about Latina/os in Milwaukee but focuses more specifically on mental health. This survey assesses a variety of demographic and psychological constructs, including: insurance and documentation status, PTSD symptoms, depressive symptoms, suicidality, physical health, anxiety symptoms, substance use, and interpersonal violence. Importantly, this survey also includes measures assessing Latina/o cultural values, life satisfaction, and hope.
Data collection for Salud Mental Milwaukee is ongoing.
SOCIAL COHESION & MENTAL HEALTH AMONG COMMUNITY LATINX INDIVIDUALS
HOPE, INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE AND DEPRESSION AMONG LATINAS