Henry Acosta

Henry Acosta is the Executive Director of the National Resource Center for Hispanic Mental Health. Mr. Acosta aims to address the nationwide lack of availability of, access to and the provision of quality mental health services for Hispanics, and to heighten awareness, acceptance and understanding of mental illness among the Hispanic population. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, a Masters of Arts in Social Sciences with a concentration in Psychology, and a Masters of Social Work in Administration, Planning and Policy with Children and Families. Mr. Acosta recently completed his coursework for a Doctorate in Social Work in Social Policy Analysis and Administration at Rutgers University and his currently preparing for his qualifying exams. His work on Hispanic mental health and cultural competency has appeared in numerous professional publications and he is a frequent speaker at local, state, national and international events regarding Hispanic mental health issues