- Words: 1634
- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: Health
- Paper #: 17485037
Mental Health Disparities in the U.S.
The most frequently unaddressed and critical matter is mental health in ethnic and racial minority communities. The American Indians/Alaska Natives, Blacks, Asian-Americans, and Blacks are populations that are over-represented are at particularly at risk for mental health disparities. The minority individuals may also experience undiagnosed, misdiagnosed, underdiagnosed symptoms for linguistic, cultural or historical reasons. Attention has not been given the needs of racial and