Referencing Culture in Treatment Key to Helping Latinos

Culturally adapted mental health treatments are treatment approaches customized to reflect the values, traditions and/or languages specific to various underrepresented or minority racial/ethnic groups. According to the results of a study published in late 2013 in the Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, use of a culturally adapted form of a treatment called motivational interviewing…

Lucida Treatment Center Featured in Brickell Magazine

Catherine Willner, senior vice president-Florida for Elements Behavioral Health, is featured in Brickell Magazine, which is distributed throughout Palm Beach, Dade and Broward counties. Willner addressed the importance of Latin families seeking addiction treatment from providers who understand both the Spanish language and culture. Traditionally, Willner noted, world-class treatment has only been available in English,…