Cultural Competence

The need to provide culturally competent services is critical in today’s society. Mental health and substance abuse providers should develop strategies to increase their capacity to provide competent services.   Effective services must be provided in a way that is appropriate to families’ cultures and languages. In this section you will find information about cultural competence and how to expand your organization’s outreach, learn about common mental health issues in Hispanics and other minority groups, and discover ways to develop relationships so you can build trust in your community.


Learn more about Latino/Hispanic cultures. Go to

5200 Park Rd., Suite 108 Charlotte, NC 28209. Tel: 704-930-1194