CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Unlike the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no vaccine for mental health. WCNC Charlotte hosted a town hall during Mental Health Awareness Month to talk about the solutions to help make each day better and the anxiety many people have about returning to the office.
Tuesday, May 25 at 7 p.m., our Fred Shropshire had a discussion with mental health experts and talked about the warning signs of mental health problems as well as what we can do about them.
It's never too soon to ask for help, especially with the COVID-19 pandemic. Multiple studies show that a lot of adults are reporting increased issues like anxiety and depression, trouble sleeping, more drinking, and chronic conditions worsening.
Host WCNC Charlotte anchor Fred Shropshire was joined by:
If you or a loved one are facing thoughts of suicide or self-harm, there is help readily available. You can call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or chat with them online. There are also resources in North Carolina available here and in South Carolina available here.
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