Asian American Services Center

Minorities Face Health Disparities in Mental Health and Addictions

While African-Americans are overrepresented in behavioral healthcare, they're barely represented in policy positions – and mental health data for Asian-Americans in Oregon isn't even tracked

September 24, 2013 – In Oregon, planning for diversity is like parsley on the plate, said April Johnson, behavioral health policy analyst for the state office of Addictions and Mental Health, at a gathering of about 40 people, mostly women, for the Oregon Women's Health Network's lecture series.

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