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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. 

Key Findings
  • 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.