The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered increased levels of psychological distress worldwide. The youth, adolescents, and young college students feel that their future is spiralling out of control; the adult population faces the consequences of the pandemic’s effects on their diet and exercise habits; and the elderly population—at the highest risk of contracting a life-threatening form of the virus—have had their mental health severely affected. As we slowly move towards a post-pandemic way of life, now is not the time to turn a blind eye to these issues. Instead, we need to remain aware, listen to others, and advocate for the importance of mental health more than ever!
Read our feature article by Cameron Mitchell for a mental health insight into the COVID-19 pandemic: one year later. Pandemic One Year Later: A Reflection on the Current and Impending Mental Health CrisesRead more about Pandemic One Year Later: A Reflection on the Current and Impending Mental Health Crises