Whether you’re adjusting to working from home and socializing at a distance because of a national pandemic or feeling the impacts of the Creek fire, it’s important to know you’re not alone.
“This is a very significant time of stress for all of us,” says Fresno County Director of Behavioral Health Dawan Utecht
A recent study conducted by the CDC shows that nationwide, 63% of young adults have experienced increased anxiety or depression related to COVID.
One in four have either started or increased use of substance and one in four have considered suicide or have had suicidal thoughts.
“They are experiencing both social isolation as well as the impact of the uncertainty of their future,” Utecht said.
Utecht says their team is partnering