Long after COVID-19 virus is tamed, its behavioral health impacts will remain in Eagle County
During 2020, the five-year dispatch veteran got a front-line education about how a year of COVID-19 has impacted behavioral health in Eagle County. As Almanza reported for his dispatch shifts during the past 12 months, he heard an evolution of desperation. At first, he noted, people were confused and fearful. They needed help and didn’t know where to turn. Then, as time rolled on, there were waves of anger and depression. Engulfing everything was a haze of fatigue.
Read full article at VailDaily.com >
We are Eagle River Valley
This article was first published in the Vail Health Magazine 2020, written by David O. Williams.
Number of 2020 Eagle County suicide deaths tells half a story
“We can’t measure the deaths that didn’t happen,” said Erin Ivie, executive director of...
The Power of Connection
Battling the happy valley’s loneliness epidemic by David O. Williams, photos by Dominique Taylor. This...