Entering 2022 we can’t help but think about the last two years. It will come as no surprise that the pandemic has had a huge impact on mental health issues. The number of people needing to access affordable or free counselling has risen due to job losses and increased mental health challenges.
My neighbours did not go out for over a year…. And I do not mean that they did not visit a restaurant, bar or café. I mean they did not go out except for two trips to the local clinic to get their COVID vaccinations.