It’s Not Just You: Everyone’s Mental Health Is Suffering

January 18, 2021

(Wired) – While there’s been ample discussion of the economic fallout from a global pandemic, the toll it takes on our collective mental health is harder to quantify. It’s almost impossible to stay at home for months on end, cancel years worth of events, and disrupt even basic routines like how we shop for groceries without a significant impact on our mental health. And yet, it can feel like the impact of these changes is “just stress,” and treat it as something to power through. According to data from Mental Health America (MHA), however, more people are facing deteriorating mental health.