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Managing The Mental Health Impacts Of COVID-19 In HR

May 25, 2020

A second wave of the COVID-19 epidemic is almost certain – but another viral outbreak is not the only risk. Instead, experts are calling the mental health impacts of the virus the “second pandemic.”

On 60 Minutes, Dr. Yuval Neria, Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, said: “I think once this is ended, and we face the reality of the aftermath, coupled with financial difficulties and shortage of services – all of those things can rapidly elevate the risk for a second pandemic, which will be a mental health pandemic.”