The Pandemic Has Taken a Serious Toll on Mental Health

The Pandemic Has Taken a Serious Toll on Mental Health

As public life returns to normal, experts caution there may be a PTSD-like lingering effect for some people, either from the loss of loved ones, extended isolation, or the exacerbation of underlying mental health issues. Some found it hard to deal with some other consequences of the pandemic and accompanying lockdowns, including job loss and financial insecurity. The pandemic has taken a huge toll on many people’s mental health across the globe. But as people start venturing outdoors to restaurants, houses of worship, and other public gatherings, experts say that many people can expect to confront some lingering mental health effects of surviving the pandemic. Those who reported they needed but did not receive mental health counseling in the past 4 weeks increased from 9.2 to 11.7 percent.

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