Factors leading African Americans and black Caribbeans to use social work services for treating mental and substance use disorders.

@article{Cheng2013FactorsLA,
  title={Factors leading African Americans and black Caribbeans to use social work services for treating mental and substance use disorders.},
  author={T. C. Cheng and Michael A. Robinson},
  journal={Health & social work},
  year={2013},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={99-109}
}
This secondary analysis of 5,000 African Americans and black Caribbeans explored how their use of social work services to address mental and substance use disorders was associated with the disorder involved as well as their perceived need for services, belief system, family resources, proximity to services, social-structural factors, and demographic characteristics. The sample was extracted from a national data set. Results of multinomial logistic regression showed that use of social work… CONTINUE READING