Calls to mental health hotlines rise as people seek relief during COVID

Jan 26, 2022
With mental health professionals in short supply during the pandemic, some who need help are turning to hotlines and other alternative online resources.
Matthew Seltzer sits on a bench in New Orleans, Louisiana in November 2021. Like thousands of others during the pandemic, Seltzer sought help from a mental health hotline when he was unable to find an in-person counselor.
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