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Psych burden tended to decline a little over the six months that they studied people. That's all they did. It was still there at the end, so it's not like it always goes away on its own. You might need help with Dr Glenn career heads up the psychiatry department at the University of South Florida. He tells us over video conference. This study shows how COVID-19 puts you at risk. There is more wife spread awareness of this in the medical kit. Yeah, it's up to us who work in specialty areas such as psychiatry, so organized care that's appropriate for folks. Florida Behavioral Health Association president Melanie Brown Wool after says mental health provider saw more people needing their help. In the last year. The industry and system of here is feeling the pressure. On, you know, creating access getting people in where they need to be seen and then being able to provide the appropriate treatment for them, so they're getting ready to meet even more demand. We're lifeline. You know, we're here for anyone who's experiencing any kind of difficulty.

Experts say the takeaway is how important it is to talk to your doctor. Don't minimize it. Don't be alarmist, but realized there's help to be had. And if people are struggling with any of this, they should seek out that help reporting in Tampa Briona Arradondo Fox13 News, Florida's manatees are in big trouble. They're dying across.



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