The Stigma is Winning: Parents Strain to Juggle Jobs and Their Kids’ Mental Health

The Washington Post | Erin Blakemore

“New research suggests that a greater number of working parents have children with mental health challenges than previously known — and that their work lives are profoundly affected by the demands of children in crisis.”

Blakemore explores the many difficulties that parents of children with mental health challenges have endured and the harder these challenges have become during the pandemic. These issues have greatly impacted parent’s work lives, such as finding the appropriate care or treatment for their child.

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