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Texas is struggling to diversify its mental health workforce as the state becomes less white

More than 40% of the state’s population is Hispanic, but its mental health provider population is more than 80% white.

In Texas, a key barrier to timely mental health care is the lack of Spanish-speaking providers in a state whose Hispanic population has become the majority.

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