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    The Steve Fund and Jed Launch Equity in Mental Health Framework to Support College Students of Color Information-grey

    Ten actionable strategies colleges can use to bridge mental health disparities facing ...

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    What Can Be Learned From Differing Rates of Suicide Among Groups Information-grey

    U.S. suicide rates vary widely across racial and ethnic groups in ways that can upend expectations. The explanations may suggest avenues for prevention.

    Suicide in America has been rising for two decades, with rates for white Americans consistently well above those for Asian-Americans, Black Americans and Hispanics.

    In data released in 2017, the rate for white Americans was around 19 per 100,000, and it was about 7.1 for both Hispanics and Asian-Americans/Pacific Islanders, and 6.6 for Black Americans, ...

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    Minority Youth: Needs For Mental Health Services Grow with Population Information-grey

    The increasing proportion of minority groups has marked the United States as one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. The U.S. Census reports that in 2014, there were 52 million white children under the age of 18, a number that will fall to 35.6 million by 2060. There were 48 million minority children in 2014, a number that will increase to 64.4 million by 2060. The Census reports that by 2020 over half of child population in the United States will be members of ethnic and racial minority groups (non-white or Hispanic), and this number is projected to reach 64% by 2060. Immigration trends, technological advances, and increasing global economic and social interdependence have enhanced this diversity.

    This growth of the minority child population is expected to continue, indicating a major shift toward a population that is radically changing in its diversity in racial and ethnic composition. Despite this increasing diversity, racial and ethnic disparities in...

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