Podcast - EP26: COVID-19 mental health crisis is the second pandemic

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COVID-19 presented individuals with many challenges. Some were obvious, such as how to continue one’s education through distance learning. But some were not as clear cut, such as dealing with anxiety, depression and grief. Robyn Mehlenbeck, director of Mason’s Center for Psychological Services, spoke with Mason President Gregory Washington about how college campuses can deal with those stresses, how her center is extending services to the broader community, and why the mental health crises associated with COVID-19 is the second pandemic.