These cities are among most vulnerable in US to COVID-19 mental health consequences, report suggests

These cities are among most vulnerable in US to COVID-19 mental health consequences, report suggests
An empty street downtown on April 8, 2020 in Detroit, MI. - Elaine Cromie/Getty Images North America/TNS

PHILADELPHIA— Camden, N.J.; Allentown, Pa.; and Reading, Pa., have been identified as cities where COVID-19 vulnerability and poor mental health overlap, according to a new report published this month by Mental Health America and the Surgo Foundation, a health nonprofit focused on data science.Worsening mental health due to COVID-19 has become an area of serious concern to health officials. A recent report by the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention found that 40% of Americans surveyed said they struggled with at least one adverse mental health condition during the pandemic. Symptoms...

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