From depression to bipolar disorders millions of people suffer from mental illnesses and many that go untreated are in the African American community.
On this Working Mom Wednesday, Melissa’s guest – Angela Lynn – Director of Care for BCBS of NC, talks about racial/Ethnic disparities, the importance of recognizing and getting help.
Depression is the most common, impacting an estimated 300 million people, depression is the most-common mental disorder and generally affects women more often than men.
Here are some excellent resources on Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mental Health Care:
Resources for Help
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Hotline Call 1-800-662-4357