- Disadvantages in Mental Health Care among African Americans
- Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
- Johns Hopkins University Press
- Volume 20, Number 2, May 2009 Supplement
- pp. 17-23
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African Americans experience mental health disadvantages relative to European Americans with respect to financial barriers, barriers to help seeking, and poorer quality services. This paper provides an overview of these mental health inequalities, and offers recommendations for addressing them.