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Behavioral health inequity

Unmet behavioral health needs are pushing the health care system to a breaking point. In response, investors have funneled unprecedented funding into digital apps and startups that promise to increase access to care.

But not only is this approach insufficient for meeting the full range of demand, it also runs the risk of exacerbating inequities by serving primarily well off, low-acuity, and disproportionately white patients. And it doesn't address the structural drivers of dysfunction in the behavioral health care system. Without a radical shift in the approach of health care leaders, we risk backsliding on our progress toward our behavioral health and health equity goals—with negative business implications across sectors.

Read on for tangible steps leaders must take to meaningfully and equitably restructure the behavioral health care system—including independent action and partnership across the industry.


Quickly understand the current challenges in behavioral health 

Cheat Sheet

Inequities in behavioral health

July 5, 2022

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Behavioral healthcare workforce shortage

June 30, 2022

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Dive deeper into the root causes of today's challenges

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Blog post
The root causes of behavioral health inequity

The U.S. behavioral health system is broken, and the root cause is an underlying "meta" inequity. Learn how this multi-level dynamic manifests today across five primary pain points.

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We're making progress in behavioral health—but is it enough?  

The U.S. continues to see significant increases in mental health conditions and drug overdose deaths. In this episode of Radio Advisory, we examine the causes of behavioral health inequity and the progress that has—and hasn't—been made.

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On-Demand Webinar
A more equitable behavioral health system

The behavioral health industry’s current approach deeply unequal, and improvements in treatment and access are rarely available to the most vulnerable. Watch our on-demand webinar to learn why improving care for the marginalized is the first step towards improving the system for all.

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