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OFFICIAL CRDP HOMEPAGE

California Reducing Disparities Project (CRDP) homepage at the Office of Health Equity (OHE), CA Department of Public Health (CDPH) 

www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/OHE/Pages/CRDP.aspx

Information on the other CRDP population groups can be found via:


OFFICIAL CRDP-RELATED DOCUMENTS

“We Ain’t Crazy! Just Coping with a Crazy System” Pathways into the Black Population for Eliminating Mental Health Disparities (CRDP Phase 1 African American Population Report)

www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/documents/african_am_crdp_pop_rept_final2012.pdf

CRDP Statewide Strategic Plan to Reduce Mental Health Disparities (Draft awaiting final approval from the State)

http://cpehn.org/page/statewide-strategic-plan-reduce-mental-health-disparities


REPORTS THAT INSPIRED THE CREATION OF THE CRDP

Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity: A Supplement to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General. CHAPTER 3: Mental Health Care for African Americans

[Office of the Surgeon General (US); Center for Mental Health Services (US); National Institute of Mental Health (US). Rockville (MD): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (US); 2001 Aug.]

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK44251

Executive Summary: Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity: A Supplement to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General Dept. of Health And Human Services, U.S. Public Health Service

www.ct.gov/dmhas/lib/dmhas/publications/mhethnicity.pdf

“Achieving the Promise: Transforming Mental Health Care in America,” President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health,

http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/mentalhealthcommission/reports/FinalReport/downloads/downloads.html

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WEB RESOURCES ON AFRICAN-AMERICANS/BLACKS & MENTAL HEALTH

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

Office of Minority Health (OMH), U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services: Mental Health and African Americans

https://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/omh/browse.aspx?lvl=4&lvlid=24

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services: Black or African American Resources

www.samhsa.gov/behavioral-health-equity/black-african-american

MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS

Mental Health America (MHA): Black & African American Communities and Mental Health

www.mentalhealthamerica.net/african-american-mental-health

National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI): African American Mental Health

www.nami.org/Find-Support/Diverse-Communities/African-Americans

NAMI: African American Community Mental Health FACT SHEET

https://tinyurl.com/kua3tob

UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities (CRHD): “Conversations with African Americans about Mental Health Needs and Community Strengths”

www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/crhd/images/pdf/African%20American%20Report%20FINAL%209.09.pdf

The Association of Black Psychologists (ABPSI)

www.abpsi.org

AFRICAN AMERICAN PRACTITIONERS

African-American Mental Health Providers Directory

http://aamhp.com

“Post-Traumatic-Slave-Syndrome,” Dr. Joy DeGruy

http://joydegruy.com/resources-2/post-traumatic-slave-syndrome

Community Healing Network: Emotional Emancipation Circles

www.communityhealingnet.org/emotional-emancipation-circles

Community Healing Network: Family-Care, Community-Care and Self-Care Tool Kit: Healing in the Face of Cultural Trauma

www.communityhealingnet.org/#familycare-communitycare-and-selfcare-tool-kit-healing-in-the-face-of-cultural-trauma

Dr. Gloria Morrow

www.gloriamorrow.com

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RECENT NEWS

“Congressional Briefing Addresses Mental Health Disparities for Black Women,” 3/16/17

www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/cs/external/2017/03/congressional-briefing-addresses-mental-health-disparities-for-black-women

“America Must Address Black Men’s ‘Not So Silent’ Mental Health Crisis:” Huffington Post, 4/18/2017

www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/america-must-address-black-mens-not-so-silent-mental_us_58f652b5e4b0156697225329

“How These Black Millennial Women Are Dealing With Depression,” BET.com, 4/7/17

www.bet.com/lifestyle/2017/04/03/black-millennial-women-conquer-depression.html

“When black death goes viral, it can trigger PTSD-like trauma,” PBS Newshour, 7/22/16

www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/black-pain-gone-viral-racism-graphic-videos-can-create-ptsd-like-trauma



BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DISPARITIES

SAMHSA Office of Behavioral Health Equity (OBHE)

www.samhsa.gov/health-disparities/samhsas-efforts

www.samhsa.gov/behavioral-health-equity

www.samhsa.gov/health-disparities/strategic-initiatives

National Network to Eliminate Disparities (NNED) in Behavioral Health

http://nned.net

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