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A Guide to Addiction and Recovery for Hispanic Americans

Publication Year: 
2018
Personal Author: 
Stacy Mosel
Corporate Author: 
Recovery.Org
Page Count: 
9

Age, trauma exposure, and acculturation may all contribute to addiction in Hispanics. Lack of insurance, fear of deportation, and language barriers can make it hard for them to get help. Finding bilingual recovery programs that involve family members can increase the likelihood that Hispanics will engage in treatment.