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By Jana Mathia
Gazette Editor 

Anxiety, depression spike comes later

 

April 30, 2020



COLFAX – With the state under stay home orders, it seems a prime environment for anxiety and depression. But the current situation is only laying the ground work for mental health issues which may not manifest themselves for months down the road.

"The place we're in now, people are just hunkered down," said Mike Berney, director of Palouse River Counseling, the main community behavioral health organization in Whitman County.

"We're starting to see a few requests come in," said Berney. Those calls are being dealt with more via telemedicine and Zoom.

Berney cited emergency preparedness m...



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