Downward National Trends in Mental Health Treatment Offered in Spanish: State Differences by Proportion of Hispanic Residents.

  title={Downward National Trends in Mental Health Treatment Offered in Spanish: State Differences by Proportion of Hispanic Residents.},
  author={George Pro and Clare Brown and Martha O. Rojo and Jenil R Patel and Chasmine Flax and Tiffany F. Haynes},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
Between 2014 and 2019, the U.S. Hispanic population increased by 4.5%, while facilities that offered mental health treatment in Spanish declined by 17.8%. Forty-four states had a decrease in facilities offering services in Spanish, with the starkest decline in states with the fastest-growing Hispanic populations. 



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