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Documentary explores history of asylum for Black patients

By Michael Martz, Richmond Times-Dispatch When the American Psychiatric Association celebrated its 175th anniversary three years ago in San Francisco, it featured photographs of two...

Mistrust lingers in Black communities amid 988 launch

By Michael Goldberg, Associated Press/Report for America On a few occasions, Sitaniel Wimbley’s mother grew manic in her front yard. When neighbors were met with...

New California Laws Slice Drug Costs, Force Insurers to Cover Substance Abuse Disorders

Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media Two new California laws that took effect Jan. 1 aim to make access to quality health care more equitable...

Dr. Patrice Harris Sworn-In as the American Medical Association’s First Black Female President

By Stacy M. Brown In June, Dr. Patrice A. Harris, a psychiatrist from Atlanta, was sworn-in as the 174th president of the American Medical Association...