NAMI NC Affiliate among the mental health resources featured in news articles on COVID’s mental health effects

It’s clear the coronavirus has taken a tremendous toll on the physical health of North Carolinians.

But experts say its effect on mental health has been significant, too.

“I think some of those folks are probably experiencing this kind of anxiety and stress for the first time,” Terri Harris, president of the Western Carolina affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, told the Citizen Times. … “People are having to play additional roles that they don’t usually play, like being a teacher for homeschooling and those sorts of things. Some people feel out of their element.”

Full news article can be found here