OWEGO (WBNG) — With the pandemic now a month into it is second 12 months, well being officers in Tioga County are encouraging residents to hunt assist in the event that they really feel their psychological well being is struggling.
“Individuals who had been already struggling, did not deal with the isolation as nicely, did not deal with their signs in addition to nicely as individuals who we have by no means seen earlier than,” mentioned Lori Morgan, Director of Neighborhood Companies for Tioga County Psychological Hygine.
They are saying there has additionally been an uptick in individuals looking for assist for substance use.
“There was numerous relapse, there was numerous overdose, issues like that,” she mentioned.
Morgan encourages anybody who’s struggling to achieve out to her division and so they might help.
“We’ve telehealth, identical with the dependancy program, we additionally do 24/7 disaster companies,” she mentioned.
She says you may even get identical day counseling assist.
“We have provided that now for a pair years, i feel it is essential as a result of when somebody is looking for assist that may be a tough step and it is essential to grab the second, and never create one other barrier,” she mentioned.
She says that whether or not you attain out to her workplace or one other useful resource, the essential factor is that you just search assist.
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