Paper cutout of family Even as the stigma around mental health recedes, working parents are still struggling in silence in many cases. (Photo: Shutterstock)

More than half of American workers say they have had to interrupt or miss work to deal with a mental health issue affecting their children, a new study has found.

The report by “On Our Sleeves,” a national project to promote children’s mental health, polled more than 3,000 working parents nationwide, and found that they are increasingly stressed by their children’s mental health issues, and that the issue is affecting them at work.

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