The UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities will announce the results of a first-of-its-kind study commissioned by the State of California that details barriers to access and utilization of mental-health services among Latinos in California and offers solutions for reducing those disparities. The study is based on a series of community forums with Latinos throughout the state.
UC Davis MIND Institute auditorium, 2825 50th Street in Sacramento. A map and directions are online at www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/mindinstitute.
Monday, June 25, 2012, 11 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time.
Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, professor of internal medicine and director of the UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities, along with community forum participants.
- Reporters outside of the Sacramento, Calif., area can watch the announcement via webcast accessible at www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu.
- Reporters can also listen to the announcement and participate in the Q&A session by calling toll free 1-800-741-3792 within the U.S. and Canada or 1-212-231-2907 outside of the U.S. and Canada.
- Interviews in English and Spanish are available following the announcement.
- Two Skype video call-in lines for interviews have been established at UCDavisLatinoReport and UCDavisLatinoReport2.
- Reporters interested in covering the announcement can call one of the media contacts to request access to the report at 8 a.m. on Monday.
Karen Finney, UC Davis Health News Office: 916-734-9064
Carole Gan, UC Davis Health News Office: 916-734-9047
Victoria Sanchez de Alba, De Alba Communications: 650-270-7810
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