Pandemic’s Mental Health Toll Is Hammering Marginalized People

UBC researchers part of study that shows greater impact on groups from LGBTQ+ to low income to Indigenous.

Marginalized Canadians have borne the brunt of economic and social impacts of COVID-19, and new data suggests they are shouldering the mental health burden as well.

Racialized, LGBTQ2S+ and low-income people are more likely to be experiencing worsening mental health and problems coping with the turmoil of the last few months.

And they are also least likely to have the means and support to access mental health care — especially now.

Read the full article from The Tyee HERE: