Study Finds Mental Health-Related Emergency Department Visits Dropped in 2020, Began Increasing in Mid-2021

Study Finds Mental Health-Related Emergency Department Visits Dropped in 2020, Began Increasing in Mid-2021

Individuals’ mental health was challenged throughout the beginning months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Compared to previous years, researchers found a 25% increase within mental health conditions that included major depression, generalized anxiety disorder, acute stress, post-traumatic stress, and suicidal ideation. Image credit: New Africa | stock.adobe.com Published in JAMA Network, researchers found that adolescents also … Read more