Pandemic’s Mental Health Toll: COVID-19 Stress and Anxiety by the numbers
Pandemic’s Mental Health Toll
COVID-19 Stress and Anxiety by the numbers
By James “Jed” Foster, Jr., MA-LMFT
The American Psychological Association shared this recent article from Forbes to show the psychological impact that the coronavirus outbreak is having on the US populace…and some of those numbers are astounding.
Check out the article here: 10 Eye-Opening Statistics On The Mental Health Impact Of The Coronavirus Pandemic
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