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Jon Adler serves as the Chief Medical Officer and Co-Editor-in-Chief of CredibleMind. A dedicated clinician and teacher at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School for 22 years, he served as an editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, NEJM Journal Watch, eMedicine.com (now the Medscape Reference by WebMD) and authored or edited 14 books. Jon earned his M.S. in Aerospace Engineering and M.D. from the University of Colorado and is an emergency physician with Beth Israel Lahey Health.
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As more and more people get their COVID-19 vaccination, attention is now turning to what we can do to address mental health issues that have arisen or intensified over the past year. According to the latest American Psychological Association snapshot, 84% are actually struggling with at least one emotion stemming from prolonged stress in the prior two weeks.
Finding demographically and culturally relevant help for communities of color is important.
This is especially important as COVID-19 has most certainly impacted the mental, emotional, and spiritual health of individuals in this cohort—and if they identify as persons of color, they may feel as if the impact exacts a heavier toll than on their colleagues.
Have you ever felt overwhelmed? Sometimes, the demands on your time, attention, ability, and nerves can feel like ‘too much.’ However, when you take a breath, stay present, stay focused, prioritize, and take one step at a time, you can accomplish the task and manage the process with more ease.
Delayed or secondary morbidity and mortality associated with disasters often exceed that of the original event. Cholera is expected after flooding or earthquakes disrupt infrastructure. Other infectious diseases and maternal/fetal mortality skyrocket in refugee settings without infrastructure or healthcare. But what of our mental and emotional well-being? This is often the greatest casualty in the wake of a crisis.
As you ramp up to handle the crowds in your vaccine efforts, we want to point out you can do a lot in the 15-minute window after the jab where everyone waits to make sure they’re ok. It’s your opportunity to help address a mental health crisis that was well underway even before the pandemic.
Health experts and healthcare systems are now beginning to focus on social determinants of health by increasingly adopting upstream rather than downstream approaches for prevention and care in matters of physical health. A similar approach is now needed for mental health.
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