Mental Health

According to a recent poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation, over half of adults in the U.S. reported their mental health has been negatively impacted by the pandemic. People report difficulty sleeping, drinking more alcohol, and increased anxiety and stress. To help deal with that growing crisis Virginia officials set up a mental health tip line. 



The pandemic poses unique challenges to each of us – whether we’re single, part of a couple or family. 

At the University of Virginia’s Center for Children, Families and the Law, psychologist Bob Emery is taking notes and offering advice. 


During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been watching for certain symptoms – fever, for example, or cough. But for anyone touched by this crisis there may also be psychological symptoms.