1 in 2 people suffering anxiety, depression during Covid.
By Samantha Walravens
As 2020 drags on and the Covid-19 pandemic continues to ravage the world, the number of people reporting mental health issues, including anxiety, depression and stress, has skyrocketed.
According to recent data, symptoms of anxiety and depressive disorders have more than tripled among U.S. adults compared to this time last year—with women and Black and Latinx communities most acutely impacted.
And in a study released today, on World Mental Health Day, by the International Committee of the Red Cross (IRCR), over half — 51 percent — of respondents surveyed across seven countries reported that the global health crisis has negatively impacted their mental health.
The data are disturbing, but