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Experts from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health offer science and evidence-based insights on the public health news of the day. The current focus is the novel coronavirus spreading around the world.

Jun 4, 2020

To what extent has COVID-19 affected Americans’ mental health? In this episode, guest host Colleen Barry speaks to Beth McGinty, lead author of a new study which finds a significant increase in psychological distress among adults in the U.S. in April at the height of social distancing. Dr. Dani Fallin, Chair of the Department of Mental Health, also discusses mental health as a public health issue more broadly and ways to protect our own mental health and those of others during these stressful times and beyond.