Mental Health of Black Americans during the Pandemic

Social unrest and COVID pandemic is leading to surges of anxiety and depression in Black communities. Black Americans already face health disparities, but added pressure from the pandemic and social unrest is compounding stress for many. Dr. Olusola Ajilore, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a researcher for UIC's Center on Depression and Resilience, joins CBSN's Lana Zak to talk about what needs to be done to better support Black communities across the U.S. Click here to view the video

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