Double Jeopardy: COVID-19 and Behavioral Health Disparities

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed deep-seated inequities in health care for communities of color and amplified social and economic factors that contribute to poor health outcomes. This SAMHSA brief looks at recent reports that indicate the pandemic disproportionately impacts communities of color and also highlights disparities in access to behavioral health care. Also read NIH Director Francis Collins’ blog post: COVID-19 Brings Health Disparities Research to the Forefront.