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CDC Reports 1 in 4 Young Adults Considered Suicide Amid Pandemic

The CDC surveyed over 5,000 people the last week of June about mental health and the pandemic.

25% of participants between the ages of 18-24 admitted they considered suicide as a result of the pandemic. 10% of people in the entire survey said they considered suicide.

Black and Latinx participants were above average in groups of people feeling mental health effects of the pandemic. 13% of participants said they turned to substance abuse as a way to cope with the stress of the pandemic.

Danielle Tufano


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