Barriers often keep Black community from seeking help for mental health

On Tuesday the Biden administration announced a plan to transform how the nation understands and treats mental health.

It’s a community-wide issue, and as Black History Month is honored, it’s important to note that seeking help can be difficult, especially in the Black community.

All ethnicities and cultures experience mental health conditions, but according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, only one in three Black adults who need mental health care actually receive it.

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