Before the Pandemic, anxiety disorders impacted around 18% of the United States population1, and about 6% had depression
More than one -third of Americans have displayed clinical signs of anxiety, depression, or both since the coronavirus pandemic began.
Nearly one-in-five Americans say they have had a physical reaction when thinking about the outbreak.
During COVID-19, one -third of adults ages 18 to 29 are in the high distress group, compared with just 15% of adults 65 and older.
A federal emergency hotline for people in emotional distress registered a more than 1,000 percent increase in April compared with the same time last year. Last month, roughly 20,000 people texted that hotline, run by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
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