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CDC Suicidal Thoughts Skyrocket up 25.5%, Substance Abuse Increases

August 13, 2020 Politisite Aggregator 0

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on Americans’ mental health, according to a new survey out Thursday from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It found elevated levels of symptoms of anxiety and depressive disorders, substance use and suicidal ideation among U.S. adults,¬†and identified populations at increased risk, including young people, racial and ethnic minorities, essential workers¬†and caregivers of adults. More than 40% of respondents who […]