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Blacks and mental health is an ongoing challenge that spans across generations. African Americans face dispaities and health iliteracy in mental health. May 2013 the Diagnostic Statistic Manual of Mental Health volume 5 will be released. How with this new revisions made in mental health impact African Americans? Please join Denise Bolds, MSW and Dr. Sidney Hanakerson, President of the The Black Psychiatrists of Greater New York & Associates as the discussion of blacks and mental health empowers and promotes awareness.
The Black Psychiatrists of Greater New York & Associates is a multi-cultural organization that seeks to expand access to psychiatric care for people of African descent and all people who are under-served. Our members include mental health professionals, medical professionals, clergy, and community members. We work with individuals, faith-based organizations, social service agencies, schools, businesses, and government agencies toward our goal. Our web page is: www.bpgny.org Busting the stigma of mental illness!
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