Poverty & Income Disparity

This page was last updated on January 27, 2017.

 

What is the relationship between poverty and mental health challenges?

The video below can be found on YouTube. In this half-hour episode of Mental Health Matters, Donita Diamata, the creator of the Money Basics curriculum, appears as a guest to discuss the topic of poverty and how it relates to mental health challenges.

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Can Savings Overcome Income Instability?
Can.Savings.Overcome.Income.Instability.
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Dismantling the Poverty Trap
Dismantling.the.Poverty.Trap.pdf
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An Examination of Poverty by Gender, Ethnicity/Race, Age, and Marital Status
Poverty.by.Gender.Race.Age.pdf
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A Framework for Understanding Poverty
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Mental Health: Poverty, Ethnicity and Family Breakdown
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Poverty and Americans with Disabilities
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Poverty Fact Sheet: Implications for Infants and Toddlers
Poverty.Fact.Sheet.Infants.and.Toddlers.
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Poverty, Material Hardship, and Mental Health
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Unaffordable America: Poverty, Housing, and Eviction
Unaffordable.America.Poverty.Housing.and
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Unemployment and Poverty
Unemployment.and.Poverty.pdf
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