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Minority To Priority : WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE AFRICAN-AMERICAN? (Mental Health)


 A series of educational products, guidance, and technical assistance for mental health providers, substance abuse treatment providers and primary care physicians who seek to elevate cultural competence efforts to include an understanding of the presence and impact of implicit racial bias in health care and substance abuse treatment.

This pamphlet describes the evolution of the term African-American, and provides insight and guidance on how to use this information to improve retention among African-American individuals being referred to and receiving substance abuse treatment.