During July – National Minority Mental Health Month – federal agencies, nonprofit and faith-based organizations, advocates, media and consumers joined efforts to raise awareness about the persistence of health disparities in behavioral health, and what we can do to improve mental health outcomes for minorities. In case you missed it, we’ve rounded up some of the top information and support resources shared throughout the month.
- OMH Director’s Blog: National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month: Lifting the Burden of Disparities. Read more on the OMH Blog for Health Equity.
- New report finds gaps in treatment for some behavioral health conditions among racial/ethnic minority populations and the uninsured. Download the report.
- SAMHSA Office of Behavioral Health Equity website
- Minority Mental Health Month Twitter Chat Storify