As Juneteenth approaches, Black healthcare workers are thinking about the behavioral health of Black communities. Overall, mental health conditions occur in Black and African American people in America at about the same frequency as white Americans.
However, the historically Black and African American experience in America has, and continues to be, characterized by trauma and violence more often than for their white counterparts. This impacts the emotional and mental health of both youth and adults.
What are the stressors that impact the Black community, especially young people, and how can they be addressed?
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