News of the Month — May 2020

NewsMay 26, 2020

In a recent survey, 40% of respondents said their mental health has declined since the COVID-19 outbreak. In that same time period, the number of people who describe the state of their mental health as a 3 or less on a 10-point scale has doubled. 

A new study from University College in London suggests survivors of coronavirus might deal with lingering mental health issues

In the age of the Coronavirus, more and more health-related services are going virtual. Many mental health clinicians must work online, which presents challenges they didn’t necessarily expect.

How Americans will adapt to the “new normal” is the question on everyone’s minds. Five psychologists, with expertise ranging from disaster resilience to the epidemiology of mental health, shared what they expect to see in the coming months.

Before COVID-19, healthcare workers were already vulnerable to depression and suicide. Mental health experts now fear that even more may be prone to trauma-related disorders.

Here are 12 resources for healthcare workers struggling with their mental health.