The Unmet Need for Mental Health Services is Even Worse for Children Who Are Racial and Ethnic Minorities

 ADHD in the News 2023-12-07

Although the current mental health crisis in the US is pervasive and the need for additional mental health professionals is profound, this unmet need is not uniform for all children. Children who are not identified as non-Hispanic White typically have less access to and receive worse quality of care for mental health conditions. However, there are multiple mental health conditions, and nobody has separated out the data to look at these conditions separately.