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Key mental health issues in the Black community

Key mental health issues in the Black community

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Published by Institute for Urban Affairs and Research, Howard University in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Mental health -- Congresses.,
    • African Americans -- Mental health services -- Congresses.,
    • Racism -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Social sciences -- Research -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Mental health services -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEugene Cash, Jr. ... [et al.].
      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesIUAR occasional paper ; v. 3, no. 1, Occasional paper (Howard University. Institute for Urban Affairs and Research) ;, v. 3, no. 1.
      ContributionsCash, Eugene., Howard University. Mental Health Research and Development Center.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC451.5.N4 K48
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 65 p. ;
      Number of Pages65
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4759069M
      LC Control Number78105623

      Outside the Southwest, New York, Florida, and Illinois are home to the largest concentrations of Hispanics. New York has percent, Florida, percent, and Illinois, percent of all the Latinos estimated to reside in the United States in (U.S. Census Bureau, b).Two-thirds of Puerto Ricans on the mainland live in New York and New Jersey, and two-thirds of Cuban Americans live in.   Not only can the black community benefit from this app, but also mental health professionals, friends, and family of all colors can be better educated on this serious issue and do a service by directing their black friends, co-workers, etc. to this app.

      Community Mental Health is unique in that it focuses specifically on mental health at the community level. The authors carefully outline the essential skills that health professionals need in order to identify mental health concerns and develop effective programs for communities encountering symptoms of mental disorders or illness/5(10).   Mental health is an already challenging topic, but those of us who are engaged in improving the current understand of mental health issues must be Author: Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro.

      Social trauma shapes mental health in the black community. So says Dr. Michael Lindsey of NYU's School of Social Work, who explains how violence and drugs in neighborhoods combine with discrimination and mistrust of institutions to create unique pressures. He sees a more informed role for the church, and culturally sensitive care as hopeful resources in the future. ().   For people struggling with a mental health problem, getting help sooner rather than later can significantly improve the effectiveness of treatment. But there are still many people who put off.


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