cultural competence is key in addiction treatment

Why You Need Cultural Competence in Addiction Treatment

Nearly 21 million Americans are affected by at least one addiction, but only 10% ever receive treatment.1 That percent shrinks to less than 1% for minorities.2 And, since March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has served only to make this problem worse.3 Substance use disorders aren’t limited by race, ethnicity, or any other measurable demographic factor.…