Data released by Mental Health America revealed that since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, mental health conditions are increasing in prevalence and severity. Mihaela Vincze, the program specialist for nonprofit Transamerica Center for Health Studies, is here to talk about the mental health impacts from our new reality.
Now, dating back every week since late April of this year, roughly a third of Americans have shown symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorders according to the National Center for Health Statistics which on the face of it sounds pretty disturbing.
Fortunately- we have Mihaela Vincze, Program Specialist for the nonprofit Transamerica Center for Health Studies and she’s joining us today to discuss self-care strategies which can aid & assist us in coping.
So Mihaela, when we refer to this “self-care” concept, what exactly are we talking about?