Daily Archives: March 4, 2021

Pandemic Shines Light on Racial Inequities in Mental Health Care

As the pandemic continues, it’s shining a light on racial disparities across the country, including the barriers that keep some Black men and women from accessing quality mental health care.  Dr. Erica Richards at Sibley Memorial Hospital said stigma and a fear of being seen as weak are keeping many from seeking treatment. For communities of color, she said it’s…