“May is Mental Health Awareness Month and our community has to face a mental health crisis, especially for the over-forty.
Depression. Anxiety. Suicidality. This dangerous trifecta has stalked millions throughout the coronavirus pandemic, creating its own shadow pandemic. Recent studies from The Williams Institute at UCLA and the Movement Advancement Project show that a year of isolation has impacted LGBTQ people more that their straight and cisgender peers in a myriad of ways. More unemployment. More major financial hardships. More housing issues. More food insecurity. More health crises. And many more mental health problems…”