According to the World Health Organization (WHO), following the COVID-19 pandemic, the current number of those experiencing depression and anxiety worldwide is approximately 264 million and growing. In the United States, depression is the leading cause of disability, while anxiety disorders affect 18% of the adult population.
Despite these numbers, almost 50% of those experiencing mental health concerns do not seek assistance. A SapienLabs study reveals that among the top reasons for this is not knowing what kind of help to look for and where they can receive it. Therefore, it’s important to underscore that there are many avenues through which you can find help and support during troubling times. With that said, here are some options you can consider: