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Connections: Discussing how to treat pandemic and seasonal-related mental health concerns


According to new research, the number of people struggling with depression is up due to the pandemic. A study published in The Lancet Regional Health-Americas shows that the rise in rates due to COVID is worse than those associated with other large-scale traumatic events like severe weather or terrorist attacks.

What do the experts recommend for people struggling with mental health concerns, specifically depression? Guest host Scott Fybush explores that question with our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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