Community preparing for mental health issues related to COVID-19

More and more we are hearing about the mental health echo. This is the effect of the pandemic on people’s psyche. The physical distancing, isolation, and other measures are placing unprecedented anxiety and stress on our lives.

Christine Bailey, interim executive director of the Northumberland Community Counselling Centre

Mental health services in Northumberland are expanding. We have watched as new and existing organizations work hard to meet the needs of our community. However, the crisis is creating new challenges.

What help is available and what are some things we can do?

To map out the situation and provide some expert advice is Christine Bailey, the interim director of the Northumberland Community Counselling Centre. This is my phone conversation with her.

Originally aired: May 15, 2020

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