The historical roots of racial disparities in the mental health system

Understanding the past enables new ways of addressing current implications and identified barriers, including how schizophrenia became a “black disease,” why prisons emerged where hospitals once stood, and how racial disparities continue to exist in the mental health system today.

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Author: By Tahmi Perzichilli