Depression symptoms rising among adults amid pandemic, study shows

Study shows depression symptoms rising among adults amid pandemic

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - September is National Suicide Prevention Month.

A new study recently released by Boston University School of Public Health documents depression symptoms during the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the study, 25% of adults had symptoms as of mid-April.

WMC Action News 5′s Kym Clark talked with Memphis Crisis Center’s Mike Lobonte about the study, and the impact the pandemic is having on people in Memphis.

Watch the interview in the player above.

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