More Than Half of Americans Say Their Mental Health is Suffering Because of the Presidential Election, Survey Finds

More Than Half of Americans Say Their Mental Health is Suffering Because of the Presidential Election, Survey Finds

Younger Adults Are Significantly More Impacted;
Nearly 8 in 10 Americans are ‘Worried’ About the Country’s Future

 

Los Angeles, Calif., October 13, 2020 – Political tensions in the U.S. are taking a toll on the wellbeing of Americans, especially younger adults, with 52 percent of the adult population reporting that their mental health has suffered due to the 2020 presidential election, according to results from a national CARAVAN® survey conducted on behalf of The Maple Counseling Center, a nonprofit mental health organization.