Communities across the United States face an epidemic of untreated mental health disorders. Studies indicate that members of underrepresented groups are more likely to have experienced adversity during childhood — and there is expanding recognition that early exposure to traumatic experiences is itself a risk factor for later health problems, including anxiety and depression. Click the link below to read the full issue brief on this topic.


Leary, Kimberlyn. "Mental Health and Communities of Color." Georgetown Law Center Initiative on Gender Justice & Opportunity, December 2019.