Does Remote Work Increase Anxiety? For Parents, Work from Home May Hurt Mental Health

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May 15, 2023 – In an exclusive USA TODAY article about the ninth annual Bright Horizons Modern Family Index, Bright Horizons CEO Stephen Kramer shares his thoughts on this year’s data and why employers need to continue to provide real supports to working parents. 

"There should be a real worry about the mental health impact and isolated feelings employees have because of remote work,'' Kramer says. "I think ultimately early in the pandemic, employers felt they were providing good support to working parents by offering more flexible schedules, but that’s come at a cost and we’re at a place where providing real supports to working parents is even more critical than the flexible work schedules.''

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