Information Gaps on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Population: A Background Paper

Year published: 
2006
Month published: 
May
Media type: 
PDF
Number of pages: 
38
File size: 
321 KB

This document was produced in response to the pressing mental health needs of an underserved population. It describes the current status of deafness and hearing loss in America, the prevalence of mental health issues in deaf populations, and an overview of the behavioral health workforce as it pertains to both rural and deaf/hard of hearing populations.