Raymond Waller, hospital administrator at Ascension Brighton Center for Recovery in Brighton, Mich., and 2020 chair of AHA's Behavioral Health Council, looks at substance use rates, stigma and the lack of Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) behavioral health care providers. Read more in this guest blog about the work hospitals and health systems can do now to help future generations.

Related News Articles

Headline
The AHA’s American Society for Health Care Risk Management this month released the second in a series of white papers for providers managing patients with…
Headline
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Aug. 5 at 2 p.m. ET will host a webinar to provide an overview and…
Headline
A blog co-authored by Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician Alliance and interim executive lead of AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health…
Headline
Leaders of the Black Maternal Health Caucus today virtually convened the second annual Stakeholder Summit, where members of Congress and supporting…
Chairperson's File
COVID-19 has disproportionately affected communities of color throughout the nation, with minorities more likely to be infected and severely impacted by the…
Headline
The Senate Special Committee on Aging yesterday held a hearing on the COVID-19 pandemic and seniors, which focused on racial health disparities. Former AHA…