May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and if you’re like me, this past year has taken a toll on your mental health. If you’re feeling this way, please know that you are not alone.
Even before COVID-19, the prevalence of mental illness was increasing. According to Mental Health America, “in 2017-2018, 19% of adults experienced a mental illness, an increase of 1.5 million people over last year’s dataset.” This means that one in five adults in the U.S.
will experience mental illness each year. Yet, not enough people will seek help. The devastation of the pandemic has had a marked effect on people’s mental health, including my own.Read more on themighty.com