New CDC study outlines the stress that of the pandemic on the mental health of unpaid caregivers, amongst others.

A new study published in June by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that a majority (70%) of parents of children (<18 years), unpaid caregivers of adults, and those in both roles, have reported increased mental health symptoms such as anxiety or depression. The researchers call for support for those suffering, including mental health services and respite services, in addition to tailoring public health efforts to this population. Many health care workers, already stressed by COVID, will identify with this issue.

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