Topics: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The coronavirus pandemic has led to stressful situations for individuals and communities around the globe. Quarantining for months on end, worrying about the health and safety of family members, facing the loss of a job or income, balancing work and kids’ virtual or remote learning – these circumstances can all impact one’s mental, physical and emotional health in a variety of ways. The behavioral healthcare industry has seen its own share of challenges in 2020, including an increase in the need for services for those struggling with substance abuse and mental health disorders. There’s no doubt the COVID-19 crisis is only exacerbating these issues, especially for those already suffering.