Healthy Living Toolkit: Adjusting to a New Culture

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Abstract:

This six-panel brochure educates people about adjusting to a new culture. It defines culture, and explains the stages of cultural adjustment. The document offers advice for what a person can do to feel better, and identifies if they need additional help adjusting to life in the United States. Links for more information are provided.The USCRI's complete Healthy Living Toolkit is also available at www.refugees.org

Author(s):
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Community review
This translation was evaluated by a representative or group from the community for accuracy and cultural relevance.
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Keywords:
Emotions, Ethnic groups, Refugees, Social Adjustment
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2007
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