Tackling the Challenges of Minority Mental Health

Mental health within minority communities is a sensitive issue that needs addressing. In a report from the Surgeon General in 2001, these issues were highlighted while exploring the problems of biases, stereotypes and racism within the healthcare system. The report also emphasized the benefits of shared historical experiences and culture.

At NAMI’s 2015 National Convention in San Francisco, Dr. Jei Africa, Director of BHRS Office of Diversity and Equity examined the question, “What do we know right now?”  See more at: https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/July-2015/Tackling-the-Challenges-of-Minority-Mental-Health#sthash.5Qfsvjx5.dpuf