Finding a mental health care professional can be a challenge for anyone, but it’s especially so for Black Americans who want to ensure they’re working with someone who is culturally responsive: Only 2 percent of psychiatrists and 4 percent of psychologists in America identify as Black. Patrice Harris, MD, Everyday Health’s medical editor in chief at large, discusses how to find help that is appropriate for you.
Learn more about the #BlackHealthFacts project here: https://www.everydayhealth.com/black-health-facts/mental-health/
Information is our best tool for influencing change. These facts and statistics help illustrate how inequities have impacted Black Americans’ health and what needs to improve moving forward: https://www.everydayhealth.com/black-health-facts/?nocache=true
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