Closing The Gap: How The Pandemic Is Impacting Our Mental Health

‘Critical’ Need For Mental Health Counselors Grows As Pandemic Takes A Toll
A patient has a video call with mental health therapist. (Getty Images)
‘Critical’ Need For Mental Health Counselors Grows As Pandemic Takes A Toll
A patient has a video call with mental health therapist. (Getty Images)

Closing The Gap: How The Pandemic Is Impacting Our Mental Health

For our ongoing series Closing the Gap, Reset explores disparities in mental health care, how the pandemic is impacting our lives and what resources are available in the Chicago region. We’ll also introduce you to individuals and organizations working to uplift residents during this difficult time.

As we enter year two of the pandemic, two mental health experts weigh in on how social isolation impacts our mental health and what we can do to get through these difficult times.

GUESTS: Cynthia Langtiw, practicing therapist and professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Alexa James, executive director of NAMI Chicago