The Availability of Peer Support and Disparities in Outpatient Mental Health Service Use Among Minority Youth with Serious Mental Illness
August 03, 2020 | Maria Hermsen-Kritz
This study looked at whether the availability of peer support reduced disparities in use of outpatient mental health services among youth ages 16–24 with serious mental illness in Los Angeles and San Diego Counties. Researchers found that peer support was generally associated with an increase in use of outpatient mental health services among Black and Latinx youth.
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