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Because less than 2 percent of american psychological association members are black/african american, some may worry that mental health care practitioners are not culturally competent enough to treat their specific issues. African american health disparities and access to healthcare are among the issues concerning the health of african americans learn more. News and information relevant to the african american community on topics including financial security, health and wellness aarp black community.
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