Mental Healthcare Disparity by Gender in the US

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“Americans wait 11 years, on average, between onset of mental health symptoms and first receiving treatment. This gap is staggering.”- U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy’s statement in a Senate Committee on Finance hearing on youth mental health. Dr. Vivek’s statement is staggering for any nation like US, which is known for a perfect place about human rights and opportunities. But a recent study has shown that there is a slight healthcare disparity by gender … Read more