Mental Health Care for African Americans

About the Course:

The section of a larger Surgeon General’s report focuses on the status, needs, availability, and outcomes for mental health treatment and services to African Americans. It identifies key issues specific to the African American community, focusing especially on potential ways to improve current services and availability of appropriate treatment. (Please Note: The questions for this course apply to Chapter 3 of the document. Chapter 3 begins on the document page of 50, which is the adobe page of 63.)


Report from Surgeon General

Course Objectives:

  1. To examine the complexities of mental health care for the African American population.

  2. To identify high-need populations and assess the availability of appropriate services to those populations.

  3. To look at utilization of and outcomes in mental health services delivery to African Americans.

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