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La Esperanza Winter 2022 Edition: Emerging Issues Among MSAW Populations
A Holistic Approach to Mental Health Resources for Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues, Quality Improvement, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Special and Vulnerable Populations, Value-Based Health Care Transformation

Resource Subtopic: Behavioral Health, COVID-19, Diabetes, Substance Use Disorders, Enabling Services (ES).

Keywords: Agricultural Workers, Communication, Transparency, and Outreach, Community Engagement, Community Health Workers, Hispanic Americans/Latinos, Latinas, Immunization, Mental Health, Migrants, Outreach.

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Publication.

Primary Audience: Clinicians Enabling Staff Outreach Staff PCAs
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff

Language(s): English

Developed by: MHP Salud (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: MHP Salud develops and distributes two issues of La Esperanza, a newsletter for Community HealthWorkers/Promotores and program staff that fosters continuing education and sharing of resources to all potential and existing Health Centers. The topics for this newsletter will include the role of CHWs in addressing emerging health issues experienced by Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers.

Resource Details: The publication will touch on beliefs and the holistic approach to mental health by migrant and seasonal agricultural workers. The Community Health Worker (CHW) role is discussed and offered as a culturally appropriate tool to overcome cultural barriers.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.