Mental Health Disparity
Please respond to this Mental Health Disparity post with 1-2 paragraphs. Then, reply to one of your classmate’s responses (1-2 paragraphs). Your response should not be answered with a yes or no but as a well-thought-out reply. This assignment is due no later than 8-16-23 at 11:59 pm EST. You will need to post your initial response before you can post it to another student.
The Surgeon General’s 2001 report, Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, noted that, with the increasing diversity of our population, it is in the best interest of the nation to make sure that all of our population are as healthy as they can be, some of the different health disparity conditions are obesity, comorbidities, and the built environment.
1. Describe some of the challenges and/or Mental Health Disparity faced by the Mental Health population.
2. How does this population affect your practice?
3. How can we, as Health Care Practitioners, reduce the overall rate of mental illness or survival rates in a health disparity population?