Authors

Alison P. Lauro '18, Gettysburg College

Document Type

Student Research Paper

Date of Creation

Spring 2018

Department

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Abstract

This research project focused on what barriers prevent Latina women in Adams County from accessing mental health care. A survey was distributed to 52 women over several weeks. These participants, particularly immigrant and undocumented women, have lower rates of health insurance, low incomes, and limited transportation, and the county does not have accessible, Spanish speaking mental health professionals, which makes it nearly impossible for these women to access mental healthcare in the county.

Comments

Written as a senior capstone for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

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