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Black Adolescent Experiences with COVID-19 and Mental Health Services Utilization

Banks, A.

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Data Collection and Analysis
Economic Stability
Education Access and Quality
Healthcare Access and Quality
Social and Community Context
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Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This article describes the survey results of 33 Black adolescents (ages 12-17) living in Southeastern United States during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey illustrates stressors and barriers for these teenagers, citing financial issues, access to health care, and increased mental health strain as key issues during the pandemic. These answers could provide context for addressing issues within this population.

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Outcomes of Interest

Advancing Racial Equity

Priority Population(s)

Black or African American, People With a Mental Illness, Youth and Young Adults

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