Depression hits suburbs more than city centers, says a new report

Urban areas are more affected by depression than rural areas, but dense urban centers are not the worst place to live. A new study has found that suburban residents are more at risk of depression According to existing research, people living in urban areas in Western Europe and the United States are facing a **39% … Read more

In Massachusetts 911 call centers, severe staffing problems and burnout – The Boston Globe

Staffing levels of dispatchers and call handlers plummeted during the pandemic and have been slow to recover, leading to a vicious cycle, workers say, of overwork and burnout for a key part of the public safety apparatus in Cambridge, Boston and many gods More than 200 call centers in the state. There is an oft-quoted … Read more