Living Black with Undiagnosed and Untreated ADHDPodcast
January 31, 2022
The Black community continues to have difficult discussions about and acknowledge ADHD and other mental health issues. But on the flip side, it’s being reported that many Black children receiving diagnoses are being over and underdiagnosed due to professionals’ implicit racial bias and cultural incompetence. So how do we change the mindset of the Black community about mental health issues and culturally insensitive educators and healthcare providers? Dr. Brandi Walker provides insight into Black Americans’ reluctance to discuss mental health matters, myths, diagnosing, the consequences of undiagnosed and untreated ADHD, and much more.