COVID-19 Needs Assessment of Vulnerable Community Adults in Charlotte, North Carolina
While national level data on social and psychological impacts of the pandemic are beginning to emerge, the unique demography of the Charlotte, NC region necessitates a specific COVID-19 impact assessment. Funded by a grant from Cardinal Innovation Healthcare, Psychology for All in partnership with UNC Charlotte performed a needs assessment with three objectives:
Psychology for All and six other regional non-profit partners disseminated a survey, obtaining results from 156 adults in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region. Key findings include:
Based on our findings, we made recommendations for the following areas of COVID-19 related prevention and intervention in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area:
Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
Domestic Violence and Trauma-Informed Care
Public Health Approaches to Psychosocial Impacts of the Pandemic
Future Research Focused on Underserved and Under Resourced Populations
Read the full report here.
2/16/2022 03:20:19 pm
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