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By Jose A Alvarez
County of San Diego Communications Office 

Mental Health Month: How to help reduce stigma

 

Last updated 5/13/2021 at 8:41pm

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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in countless ways and tested our collective resilience. Incidents of hate and racism directed at members of our communities have further compounded these impacts.

"Over the course of the pandemic, many of us have faced challenges and situations that have brought on strong emotions and impacted our mental health and well-being," said Dr. Luke Bergmann, director of the County of San Diego's Behavioral Health Services.

"This includes feelings of isolation, disconnection, anxiety and depression. The availability of vaccines gives us hope for an end to...



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