On World Psychological Well being Day, Rome Well being psychiatrist Dr. Marcellus Cephas will share his insights on the influence of the pandemic on psychological well being throughout a particular well being presentation at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, within the Rome Well being classroom, 1500 N. James St.
Dr. Cephas will tackle melancholy and psychological well being at this time as we bounce again from COVID-19. Dr. Cephas is the medical director of Rome Well being’s Senior Behavioral Well being Unit (SBHU), which supplies inpatient look after adults ages 55 and older who’re affected by acute signs related to a significant psychological well being sickness, and the Neighborhood Restoration Middle, which supplies outpatient remedy for adolescents and adults with substance use problems.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a worldwide disaster for psychological well being, fueling short- and long-term stresses and undermining the psychological well being of thousands and thousands of individuals younger and previous. Estimates put the rise in each anxiousness and depressive problems at greater than 25% throughout the first 12 months of the pandemic. World Psychological Well being Day 2022 supplies a chance to re-kindle efforts to guard and enhance psychological well being.
The presentation is free. Advance registration isn’t required. Masks are required to attend. Enter by way of the Emergency Division entrance to be screened earlier than the occasion. For extra data, name 315-338-7171.