Black People’s Mental Health Is Under Siege

Black People’s Mental Health Is Under Siege

A recent poll by Axios-Ipsos, the world’s third-largest market research company, shows that Black Americans felt anxious about the pandemic’s effects on their lives. In addition, more than half (61%) of employed Black Americans expressed worry about their job security, and 33% of African Americans said their personal finances are in poor shape. Black Americans were also less likely to have a high level of trust in local police (36%). Black Americans are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health woes than the general population, findings show. Prior research observed that police killings have overloaded Black Americans with a huge mental health burden and generated 55 million poor mental health days among Black Americans each year.

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