The OMH Blog for Health Equity is dedicated to raising awareness about health disparities and sharing the views, stories, and ideas that unite us toward a common goal of improving the health of all Americans. See below for a curated list of OMH blogs that show how our partners are making positive impacts on the health and wellness of Black communities.

“Caring for Mental Health in Communities of Color During COVID-19” by Dwayne Proctor

“Hospitals Must Do Better to Address Minority Mental Health” by Harsh Trivedi, M.D.

“Three African American Leaders Making an Impact on Mental Health in The Community” by Larke N. Huang, Ph. D. and Roslyn Holliday-Moore, M.S.

“Alarming Suicide Trends in African American Children: An Urgent Issue” by Roslyn Holliday-Moore, M.S.

“Ignored no more: Reimagining primary health care to combat sickle cell disease in Africa” by Muhammad Ali Pate and ADM Brett P. Giroir, M.D.

“History is Our Greatest Teacher” by Kelley Elliott, M.S.

“I’m Fighting with My Heart for My Heart” by Destany Epps-Manuel

“Breastfeeding Among African American Women: Support is key when it comes to breastfeeding” by Ginny Kincaid, M.P.H.

“Healthy is Strong: Help African American Men Be Strong and Put Their Heart Health First” by Janet Wright, M.D., F.A.C.C.

“Celebrating the Legacies of Black History and the Quest for Better Health” by Marc H. Morial

“Lupus' Disproportionate Impact on Women of Color Must Be Known” by Steve Owens, M.D., M.P.H., M.A.