In Japan, more people died from suicide last month than from Covid in all of 2020
For many people the crisis that began in 2008 is still very fresh in their minds. They remember the sudden insecurity. They remember falling farther and farther behind financially. Covid has brought all this back to the surface for many.
“My salary was cut, and I cannot see the light at the end of the tunnel,” she said. “I constantly feel a sense of crisis that I might fall back into poverty.”
Experts have warned that the pandemic could lead to a mental health crisis. Mass unemployment, social isolation, and anxiety are taking their toll on people globally.
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