NIEHS WTP Covid-19 Winter Series: The Paindemic: The Intersection between the COVID-19 Pandemic and Deaths of Despair

Date: Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021 - Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Event Type: Webinars

In this webinar, we will detail the extent of the problem of deaths of despair and how the COVID-19 pandemic has added fuel to the fire. Increased stress related to pandemic conditions and its effect on mental health are important factors driving an increase in alcohol consumption, opioid overdoses and fatalities, and increased suicides. Mental health concerns include anxiety, depression, and increased risk of post-traumatic stress disorder.

For more information on this webinar, please download the flyer. To register, please follow this link.