Hong Kong's mental health had already been battered by the protests. Then came the coronavirus
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Hong Kong’s mental health had already been battered by the protests. Then came the coronavirus

The novel coronavirus outbreak The novel coronavirus outbreak The novel coronavirus outbreak Michigan state police prevent protesters from entering the chamber of the Michigan House of Representatives on Thursday, April 30. The protesters were unhappy with the state’s stay-at-home order. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently extended the order through May 15, though restrictions were relaxed so […]

Mental Health Help During the Coronavirus Crisis
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Mental Health Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (SPECTRUM NEWS) – Stressed? Exhausted by the uncertain future tied to the ongoing coronavirus crisis?! Wondering whom to talk to about your emotions right now?!? Don’t worry– you are not alone. “We see an increase in insomnia, anxiety, depression,” Dr. Kweku Ramel Smith, a psychologist working with the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division, told […]

Coronavirus is causing a historic rise in mental health problems, experts warn
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Coronavirus is causing a historic rise in mental health problems, experts warn

Just as the initial coronavirus outbreak caught hospitals unprepared, the country’s mental health system — vastly underfunded, fragmented and difficult to access before the pandemic — is even less prepared to handle this coming surge. “That’s what is keeping me up at night,” said Susan Borja, who leads the traumatic stress research program at the […]

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Virus shakes up stability, leads people to seek mental health services | News, Sports, Jobs

The COVID-19 pandemic has not been a picnic for people who’ve grown accustomed to stability. For some people, stability is a key to their happiness. Movies and television may glamorize characters like Angus MacGyver, who only survives each weekly television episode of “MacGyver” by miraculously creating a device out of a battery and wire to […]

On mental health provider shakeup
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On mental health provider shakeup

 (Photo: ) Letters published in the May 3, 2020 print edition of the Las Cruces Sun-News. In good hands As the state navigates a difficult course of action with regard to COVID-19, it is understandable that some would question the decisions made by our governmental leaders. Although history will be the ultimate judge of these leadership decisions, there is […]