Coronavirus And Mental Health

Mar 18, 2020

Anxiety levels are on the rise as Americans contend with unprecedented disruptions to their everyday lives.

In the last three weeks, the number of people self-identifying with severe anxiety has gone up.

That’s according to screening data from Mental Health America, the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to mental health.

Today on All Sides: strategies for managing stress and building emotional resilience in uncertain times.


  • Lori Criss, director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Kenton Beachy, executive director, Mental Health America of Ohio
  • Terry Russell, NAMI Ohio Executive Director


  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255