Covid-19 ‘deaths of despair’ could reach 150,000

Alcoholism. Drug overdoses. Suicide. These “deaths of despair” could reach 150,000 in the US if more isn’t done to provide access to mental health care including addiction treatment, increase emotional wellbeing, mitigate social isolation and blunt the loss of 40million jobs, Well Being Trust warned. Fox News follows the research. See also: Rural US could see dramatic rise in mental health issues.