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CDC Suicidal Thoughts Skyrocket up 25.5%, Substance Abuse Increases

August 13, 2020 Politisite Aggregator 0

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on Americans’ mental health, according to a new survey out Thursday from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It found elevated levels of symptoms of anxiety and depressive disorders, substance use and suicidal ideation among U.S. adults, and identified populations at increased risk, including young people, racial and ethnic minorities, essential workers and caregivers of adults. More than 40% of respondents who […]

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Are We at Risk of Developing PTSD from Coronavirus?

April 30, 2020 Albert N. Milliron 0

Can people get Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from the Coronavirus Pandemic? Many people are asking that question.  Or concerned about some of the emotional feelings they are having. Additionally, mental health workers who are not able to see their clients face-to-face are concerned that the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating symptoms of those already diagnosed with increased levels of anxiety and/or depression.  Some practitioners are even beginning to see some […]