“Material hardship taking a mental and physical toll on young adults during pandemic.”
Monday, February 22, 2021, By Lily Datz
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Research led by Colleen Heflin, professor of public administration and international affairs in the Maxwell School, was covered in the Medical Xpress article “Material hardship taking a mental and physical toll on young adults during pandemic.” Heflin, specializes in poverty and social policy, led researchers from Syracuse University and the University of Texas at San Antonio, looking at how material hardship has affected people during the pandemic. They found that material hardship, which refers to difficulty in paying for food, bills and healthcare, is taking a massive toll on the mental and physical health of many Americans. The article was also republished by YubaNet.