Social Determinants of Health

The MPS Community Psychiatry and Diversity Coalition recommends the following resources on Social Determinants of Health:

The Social Determinants of Mental Health, Eds., Michael T. Compton, MD, MPH and Ruth Shim, MD, MPH, American Psychiatric Publishing, 2015

“Mental Health Facts on Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Survivors of Forced Displacement” Defines who are considered “refugees,” “asylum seekers,” and “forcibly displaced individuals.”  Also describes mental health problems often endured by these populations and barriers to receiving mental health care.  View the Refugee Fact Sheet

Health Care for the Homeless has graciously provided the following additional resources specific to Baltimore City. (Please be advised that the information is subject to change.)