This summary is provided by the IPR CDEI Mental Health Resource Center based on the original study by The Harris Poll and CVS Health

The Harris Poll and CVS Health examined how the COVID-19 pandemic affected the mental health of minorities.

An online survey of 1,986 U.S. adults was conducted by The Harris Poll from July 22-24, 2022.

Key findings include:

  • 40% of Hispanic Americans and 29% of Black Americans rated their mental health as “poor” compared to 22% of white respondents.
  • 62% of Black Americans and 54% of Hispanic Americans reported that their job was negatively impacting their mental health (versus 38% of white respondents).
  • 35% of Black and 34% of Hispanic employees said their employer openly talks about mental health.
  • 50% of Black respondents and 41% of Hispanic respondents said that they would “like to go to therapy,” but they can’t afford it.

Learn about how COVID-19 has impacted minority employees’ mental health

Heidy Modarelli handles Growth & Marketing for IPR. She has previously written for Entrepreneur, TechCrunch, The Next Web, and VentureBeat.
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