Spending time in isolation can have a significant effect on one's mental health.
Some of the mental health risks associated with loneliness and isolation may include depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, suicide, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, etc.
While conditions of lockdown and isolation obviously represent a huge disruption to daily life, there are things you can do to ensure you stay as mentally healthy as possible; check out our maps on way to do so here.
Additionally, reaching out to loved ones, friends, and those in need takes many forms today. With multiple platforms to choose from, people can connect via: mail, phone, text, email, social media, and video chat platforms, etc.
Also, there are some signs and symptoms for determining people's mental conditions. These signs and symptoms may include feelings of depression and anxiety, aggressive behavior, passive attitude, poor sleep quality, cognitive decline, altered memory, poor self-care or self-neglect, etc. We should take care of ourselves and pay more attention to mental health.