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In 1973 as a result of the need for profound changes in mental health services the Alliance was incorporated in Los Angeles as the Coalition of Spanish Speaking Mental Health Organizations (COSSMHO). Since then the organization has grown and expanded to reflect the changing needs of the people and communities served.

Today, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health is the premier science-based and community-driven organization that focuses on the best health for all. Community-based members provide services to more than 15 million Hispanics throughout the U.S. every year and national organization members provide services to more than 100 million people annually.

Our Vision

Strong healthy communities whose contributions are recognized by a society that fosters the health, well-being, and prosperity of all its members.

Our Mission: Best Health for All

We work to ensure that health incorporates the best of science, culture, and community. We achieve this by listening to the individual, investing in leading community based organizations, working with national partners, examining and improving the resources and systems available, and designing solutions to make health a part of each person’s life. We continually work to improve the quality of care and its availability to all.

Our goal is to close the gaps in three key areas:

  • research, services, and policy;
  • scientific discovery and benefit for the individual; and,
  • community services and medical practice.

Last updated: September 19, 2022 · Charity ID: 444

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