Race, ethnicity affect kids' access to mental health care, study finds
from Kaiser Health News
One in five Americans is estimated to have a mental health condition at any given time. But getting treatment remains difficult — and it's worse for children, especially those who identify as black or Hispanic. That's the major finding in research published Friday in the International Journal of Health Services. The study examines how often young adults and children were able to get needed mental health services, based on whether they were black, Hispanic or white.
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