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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Alcohol-Treatment

CAMBRIDGE HEALTH ALLIANCE (05/04) – Alcohol misuse is a serious public health concern, currently the fourth leading cause of preventable death in the US. Previous research has found that African-American and Hispanic drinkers are more likely to report symptoms of alcohol dependence and negative consequences related to drinking than their white counterparts. Are these disparities the consequence of unequal access to treatment? Read more

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