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    Adolescent Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic
    (Center for Community Research & Service; Biden School of Public Policy & Administration; University of Delaware, 2022) McColl, Rebecca; Nescott, Erin
    Since March 2020, communities nationwide have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the immense threat to physical health, the stress and isolation brought on by the pandemic has threatened the mental well-being of many individuals, particularly children and young adults. The issue brief explores underlying causes of mental health issues including social isolation, remote learning, screen time, health and well-being concerns, economic instability, and access to care.
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    Literacy Through the Lifespan
    (Center for Community Research & Service and Institute of Public Aministration; Biden School of Public Policy & Administration, University of Delaware, 2022-08) Barlow, Janice; Nescott, Erin; McColl, Rebecca; Sherretz, Kelly
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    Homelessness Among People on Delaware's Sex Offender Registry
    (Center for Community Development & Family Policy; Biden School of Public Policy and Adminstration; University of Delaware, 2022-04) Metraux, Stephen; Modeas, Alexander
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    Overview of Poverty in Delaware
    (Center for Community Research & Service, Biden School of Public Policy and Administration, University of Delaware, 2021-04) McColl, Rebecca; Lynch, Erin
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    Eviction Filings in Delaware July 1 - September 20, 2020
    (Center for Community Research & Service; Biden School of Public Policy & Administration, University of Delaware, 2020-10) Metraux, Stephen; Solge, Joshua
    New eviction filings rose 38.2 percent – from 521 filings in July 2020 to 720 filings in September 2020. This was still well below the 1,500 new filings for an average month prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. 4.5 percent of the 643 landlords that filed new evictions accounted for 38.6 percent of the 1,731 new evictions during the 3-month period. 68.7 percent of the filing landlords (442) submitted a single eviction filing (25.5 percent of all evictions). In 83 percent of filings, landlords were represented in court—either by an attorney (21%) or a Form 50 agent (62%).