Daniel, a military veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder, struggled even before the pandemic. However, when Covid hit, his supports dissipated, and he felt a constant heightened fear of what was to come.
How COVID-19 is impacting communities: Kevin Fisher, executive director for NAMI Michigan, told The Detroit News that mental health providers in the state are starting to see the effects. It’s resulted in a surge in mental health demands, with calls to the state’s crisis lines up 80%. The problem for
Previous disasters have illustrated the dire need to address risk factors for substance use disorders (SUDs) during and after a crisis. Yet, the Stafford Act, the 1988 federal law to provide public assistance programs to states, tribes, and local governments after a disaster, doesn't explicitly include them. In today's article,
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