Title: A community mental health needs assessment of a racially and ethically diverse population in New England: Narratives from community stakeholders
Author: Torres Stone, Rosalie A., Esteban V. Cardemil, Kristin Keefe, Paige Bik, Zachary Dyer, and Karyn E. Clark
Publication: Community Mental Health Journal, vol.56
Description: This article describes a community mental health needs assessment carried out in a midsize New England city with a racially and ethnically diverse population. The study’s purpose was to identify the mental health needs of the local community in order to improve the delivery of mental health services and to remove barriers to mental health treatment.
Keywords: mental health needs assessment, community health, race, ethnicity