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Poll: Has the pandemic affected your mental health?

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken its toll on many people.
Aug 16th 2020, 9:29 AM 65,299 97

CONCERNS HAVE BEEN raised about the impact the Covid-19 pandemic and its related restrictions are having on people’s mental health.

Many people have been affected by the loss of loved ones, or job losses and a lack of structure and human interaction.

Some people have started therapy as a result of the pandemic – with certain platforms offering free services or reduced prices – or are seeking out other ways to look after their mental health.

Lack of funding, long waiting lists and a disjointed system are the common complaints about Ireland’s mental health services. With demand expected to increase due to the pandemic, there are worries over whether the system can cope.

Let us know: Has the pandemic affected your mental health?


Poll Results:

Yes (8937)
No (5000)
I'm not sure (1569)



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