Mental health an emerging crisis from COVID pandemic
Americans are reporting high levels of emotional distress from the coronavirus pandemic - levels that some experts warn may lead to a national mental health crisis.
“Our society is definitely in a collective state of trauma,” said Jonathan Porteus, PhD, a licensed clinical psychologist who oversees the crisis and suicide hotline in Sacramento, Calif.
Unlike post-traumatic stress disorder, which surfaces after a trauma has ended, the country is only starting to grapple with the pandemic’s psychological fallout, he said.
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