Double Jeopardy COVID-19 and Behavioral Health Disparities for Black and Latino Communities in the U.S.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (n.d.). Double Jeopardy: COVID-19 and Behavioral Health Disparities for Black and Latino Communities in the U.S.. (Accessed 11/9/2021.) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
This resource uses data and charts to illustrate “deep-seated inequities” faced by communities of color during the COVID-19 pandemic, specific to physical and behavioral health. Suggested policy efforts, communication strategies, partnerships, and healthcare efforts are listed to help address challenges associated with lower access to behavioral health and substance abuse treatment opportunities, particularly during a public health emergency.