Immigrants And Refugee

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significant number of children from the refugee families and immigrant are at higher risk as compared to other children for undiagnosed mental health disorders, the absence of social integration, social segregation, absences of confidence, and depression. These children have a minimal accessibility to mental health care and frequently emerge from cultures where receiving assistance for problems related to mental health conveys stigma. The immigrants around the world continue to increase. For instance, according to the census of 2000 in the United States, it was noted that 1 of every 5 children in the country is a child of an immigrant (George, 2003). Children from immigrant families face poverty, where the poverty rates in these families are higher are compared to the native-born families.…show more content…
Children from refugee as well as immigrant families constant experience and are involved in the stressful environment. Sometimes such children are isolated from their families for an extended duration. Others face the problems of coping with city life because there are ill-equipped. The initiatives of caring across communities give as well as enhance innovative approaches that are language, developmentally, and culturally suitable to address the difficult psychosocial problem affecting children from refugee and immigrant families. This paper looks at the Mental Health Needs of Diverse Children and Youth Immigrant and Refugee Families: Caring across Communities and Robert Wood Johnson
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