Whether it impacts families on the north side of Canyon Lake or the south side, mental health issues have been acerbated by the smothering pandemic.  According to Anthony Winn with Canyon Lake Mental Health, many individuals are experiencing more isolation than they ever have. 

“Isolation can cause one to withdraw emotionally and feel alone. Multiple studies cited by the National Institute of Health have indicated that rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation have risen significantly since the beginning of the pandemic. It is critical people are aware that services and supports are available to assist during this difficult time.

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