Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 19, issue 1, P237-247 2008 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2008.0008 View full text
Embry. Howell, Joshua. McFeeters

Abstract: This study examines racial/ethnic disparities in children's mental health and the receipt of mental health services, and whether those disparities differ between urban and rural areas. We find no significant difference between racial/ethnic groups in the prevalence of child mental health problems in either urban or rural areas. However, there are disparities in the use of mental health services. Hispanic children and Black children in urban areas receive less mental health care than their White counterparts, a…

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