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A 'Second Wave' of Mental Health Devastation Due to COVID-19 is Imminent, Experts Say

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2020

This article focuses on the second wave of the COVID-19 mental health crisis is expected bring further challenges, such as increased deaths from suicide and drug overdoses, and will have a disproportionate effect on the same groups that the first wave did: Black and Hispanic people, older adults, lower socioeconomic groups and health care workers. The prolonged period of stress, grief, and loneliness caused by the pandemic is exacerbating and leading to physical, mental, and behavioral health problems.

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