Healthcare professionals warn of hidden symptom that will continue affecting Nova Scotians – even after mass vaccination
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(Halifax, NS) March 26, 2021: Mental healthcare professionals are sounding alarm bells about mental health concerns across the province once all Nova Scotians are vaccinated and the pandemic ends. While the healthcare system, government officials and Nova Scotians are focused on the ongoing vaccine campaign, psychologists are concerned that vaccination is seen as a cure-all. They warn that the anxiety, depression, feelings of stress won’t end with the end of the COVID-19 crisis.
Amiee Wilson, founder of Thoughtful Changes, a, non-profit social enterprise focused on matching individuals in need of affordable mental healthcare services with trained counsellors looking to gain one-on-one counselling experience prior to going into private practice, explains that the sense of optimism felt by many at the prospect of society and the economy re-opening, isn’t universal……