Depression

The Pandemic’s Dramatic Impact on Long-Term Mental Health

Including revealing yet more failings in current care and services A February 2022 article in Medpage Today covered the startling impact on mental health conditions resulting from the COVID epidemic. A study in the British Medical Journal has found mental health-related drug prescriptions are up by a shocking 86%. Of those who overcame COVID-19 infection …

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KWC Support for LGBTQ+ Pride – After the Parade is Over

While belonging to the LGBTQ+ community can be a source of strength, it also brings unique challenges. Members of this community are at a higher risk for experiencing mental wellness conditions — especially depression, anxiety, and suicidality. Many in the LGBTQ+ community face discrimination, prejudice, denial of civil and human rights, harassment, and family rejection, any of which can lead to new or worsened symptoms.