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Do those things and their lasting more days than not been that's when it becomes a clinical condition and you need to seek help let me talk to you about the vulnerability of the groups including women including people of color including the elderly right who have been more impacted by this virus particularly the last two groups than others are they at extra risk at this time this is a crisis on top of a crisis when you're looking at mental health conditions and so we need a couple of the groups that you mention it's TV's are already at risk we know the data shows us the science shows us that women experience mental health conditions particularly mood disorders like depression and anxiety at higher rates than men that's significantly higher but higher rates and then you talk about the elderly so our elderly experience mental health conditions not uncommonly like the most common mental health conditions anxiety and depression and then they also have issues related to where they are on the H. spectrum such as dimension dementia related mental health conditions I think that in the age of homemade one thing that's been brought to light is that our communities that are particularly vulnerable like our arm our healthcare workers are now on the front lines and they need to be included in this group as to really looking at am I at risk or am I experiencing because of my res increased rates of anxiety and depression and then people of color for a lot of different reasons people of color are often underrepresented in mental health conditions regarding treatment but we are particularly at risk because of the many factors that we have to deal with on a day to day basis and these are all people well maybe not so much the healthcare workers except for the level of ours are working but these are people that often have challenges in saying okay I need some help with this that's correct that's correct because you know when we look at women were often the ones who are taking care of parenting on the front line with parenting responsibilities many of us are working outside of the homes many of us just wear so many hats that we don't take time to take care of our mental health this same thing though with our elderly you know we may not even you know this may is mental health awareness month and so elderly may not even be aware you know that they are experiencing depression sadness clinical depression how long stagnant increase anxiety and then people of color because the access barriers and the stigma often associated in particular communities regarding mental health we are often all those groups are often under represented when we talk about treatment but we do experience the same amount is regarding the rate at reaping increased rates of some of these very common mental health conditions like anxiety and depression which are very very treatable that's Dr Carlin Barnes co author of the book understanding mental illness that's it for the weekend roundup thanks for listening we want to get your feedback send us your thoughts and story ideas to weekend roundup at CBS news dot com as always you can find the program online on apple podcast Google play Spotify and stitcher the weekend roundup is produced at the CBS news Washington bureau John Whitley is a technical supervisor have a great week I'm Alison deans CBS right it's Jamie progressives number one number two employee leave a message at that Hey Jimmy it's me Jamie this is your daily pep talk I know it's been rough going ever since people found out about your archipelagos Matt harmony but you will bounce back I mean you're the guy always helping people find coverage options with a name your price tool it should be you given me the pep talk now get out there hit that high.

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