Mental health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities could hinder treatment

Racial and ethnic minority groups face a number of mental health disparities. People in racial and ethnic minority groups often have symptoms that are “undiagnosed, underdiagnosed or misdiagnosed for cultural, linguistic or historical reasons,” said the American Psychological Association (APA). Although this may be partly attributed to the misunderstanding of

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#SovTalk: Sovereign Health CEO discusses cognitive functioning in behavioral health treatment

Jamie Deans, Dr.Tonmoy Sharma Dr.Catherine Aquino and Dr.Anthony Mele Dr. Tonmoy Sharma presented on cognitive deficits to an audience of health care professionals titled, “Un-Frying the Neurons: Reversing Cognitive Deficits in Addiction Treatment and Mental Health.” Sovereign Health Group hosted a sold out continuing education and networking event on Tuesday

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Mental health is more than just biology

A mental health television program produced by the BBC recently gave a one-sided view on mental health. It stated that it is all in the brain, meaning that psychiatric conditions are 100 percent influenced by genetics and biology and are barely influenced by society and environmental factors such as an

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