By Daniel E. Jimenez

July 17, 2017

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Disparities in mental health care are greater than in most other areas of

healthcare services, especially in communities of color. Mental disorders,

such as depression and anxiety, remain one of the highest health burdens for

minorities. The social inequalities for risk appear to increase with age,

and the social disadvantages of being Latino in the U.S. increase the risk

for common mental disorders across a person's lifespan.