Saving lives under the long shadow of the pandemic
Updated: May 3, 2021
Along with fighting the virus, there is a growing need to make mental health and suicide prevention a priority
The COVID-19 pandemic has ‘impacted populations around the world in multiple ways. The fear of being infected and anxiety about an uncertain present and future have impacted mental health severely. Lockdowns have led to isolation, in turn heightening anxiety and causing depression in societies, particularly in vulnerable communities’.