Report 05 - Parental Mental Health & Wellbeing
Focus of Report
The aim of this report is to provide descriptive data parental mental health and wellbeing in the CoIN sample during the Covid-19 pandemic. This report contains the data of 159 parents/carers who completed the baseline survey in May-October 2020. Data presented is calculated as a percentage of the total number of complete responses for each individual survey item.
Parents in the CoIN sample experienced elevated levels of stress, anxiety and depression compared to the other parents during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Severe stress is experienced by more parents than severe depression or anxiety.
60.8% of parents did not enjoy their usual activities.
Key sources of parental stress included child’s future, wellbeing, education and behaviour and own future plans.