Employee mental health resources

Jessica Gold, MD, WUDirect psychiatrist and director of wellness engagement and outreach in the Department of Psychiatry, discussed mental health resources for employees at the Virtual Health Happening Fair held Oct. 26–30.

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Gold said “it’s important that we check in with ourselves,” as rates of anxiety, depression and substance abuse continue to rise during the pandemic. She emphasized that “there are no typical emotional responses” to the unprecedented circumstances people are experiencing.

Watch the video for more tips, including how to recognize the warning signs that may indicate a more serious problem.