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Black Mental Health Matters pt. 3

Black Mental Health Matters pt. 3

  Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender, or identity. Anyone can develop a mental health problem, which is exactly why it is important that quality mental health care be made available and accessible on a much larger scale. In fact, a shortage of mental health care providers has been documented nationwide in the US – data was released in March 2020 by the Health Resources & Services Administration indicating that only about 27% of geographic areas have enough mental health practitioners, leaving 73% under-represented in terms of mental health care coverage. These numbers are incredibly distressing,...

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Black Mental Health Matters, Volume 2

Black Mental Health Matters, Volume 2

  In the aftermath of the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer, our country has been thrown into a chaotic, yet necessary revolution, the end game of which could redefine our values as seen on the world’s stage in a very positive way.However, we have a long way to go, and it won’t be an easy road to travel. In fact, it could prove to be quite hard at times, but hard fought is hard won, and by the very nature of a long journey, there will be several small victories along the way....

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