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July is BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month

July is BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month

    Did you know? On May 21, 2008, the US House of Representatives passed (with concurrence of the Senate) the resolution that the month of July would henceforth be recognized as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. You can read the actual text of the resolution itself here, but we do want to highlight a handful of the statistics that are specifically mentioned therein... Nearly 2/3 (or 67%) of all people with a diagnosable mental illness do not seek medical treatment. African Americans experience a much greater unmet need for mental health services and receive a...

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