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MHP Salud implements Community Health Worker Programs to empower underserved Latino communities and promotes the CHW model nationally as a culturally appropriate strategy to improve health. 

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MHP Salud is a national nonprofit organization that implements and runs Community Health Worker programs. These programs provide peer health education, increase access to health resources and bring community members closer. MHP Salud also has extensive experience offering health organizations training and technical assistance on CHW programming tailored to their specific needs.

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Without you, MHP Salud could not deliver our time-tested and outcomes-driven models of community health outreach.

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CHW program resources

Our free health resources are culturally and linguistically appropriate, easy-to-use, and created specifically for CHW programs.

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MHP Salud desarrolla materiales que son culturalmente aceptables y fáciles de entender para trabajadores del campo y sus comunidades.

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“We had long dreamed of integrating Promotores into our migrant health services…

With the assistance of MHP Salud, that dream became a reality. We rely on MHP Salud for everything from orienting our staff to the Camp Health Aide model, to providing us with ‘user friendly’ training materials, to developing culturally appropriate methods of evaluating community needs and the impact of our peer education activities from the perspective of the Promotores themselves.”

Susan Bauer, Director of Program Development, Community Health Partnership of Illinois

  News and Updates from MHP Salud

Elder Health in the United States

February 15th, 2019|

The average lifespan of Americans has been steadily increasing over the years, resulting in a growing number of adults that live to be over 65 years old. Older adults are also becoming increasingly diverse: this population is expected to transform from 7.9% to 22% Hispanic/Latino by the year 2060. As this population grows and changes, it’s important to identify and address their unique health challenges, to support safely and happily growing old at home.

Mental Health CHW-led Programs Show Promise in Latino Communities

February 7th, 2019|

The lack of access to information and services in Spanish can prevent many Latinos from seeking care. Many CHW-led interventions recruit bi-lingual members of the community, allowing for correct interpretation of information, effective education and a way to address stigma. More importantly, it allows individuals who face language barriers the path to express their mental health concerns without fear of misinterpretation.

Community Health Workers Improve Mental Health Outcomes

January 8th, 2019|

Community Health Workers/Promotores(as) de Salud are well-situated to address mental health concerns in underserved communities. They act as a bridge between affected individuals and available resources. Community Health Workers combat stigma by educating and conducting outreach on mental health within the community.

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