While the prevalence of depression rates varies little across racial groups of teens, Black (African American, Caribbean Black, Black African and Black Latinx) youth face significant disparities in accessing state of the art care. This presentation will illuminate the underlying historical and globally applicable psychological barriers to depression treatment engagement and research participation cited by Black youth, families and communities.
“AAKOMA: Understanding Global-Historical Context and Complexity of Mental Health & Depression Disparities in Black Youth”
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 7 PM – 9 PM
CUB Sr. Ballroom 220