Data Stories: Mental Health and the Pandemic
Anxiety trends in the U.S., loneliness under lockdown in Germany, and supporting people in crisis.
- By Upside Staff
- December 16, 2020
Back in May, The Washington Post explored some early findings from the U.S. Census Bureau about the effect of the pandemic on mental health.
Rising loneliness is being studied in many places under pandemic travel and gathering restrictions. This article from Datawrapper illustrates trends in Germany.
The stress of the pandemic and the lasting effects of the recession are likely to cause secondary deaths due to suicide and accidental overdoses of drugs or alcohol. This interactive visualization attempts to illustrate the need for mental health resources and support.