WATCH: KSAT Community’s ‘Resilience in the New Year Virtual Mental Health Town Hall’

1 in 20 U.S. adults experience serious mental illness each year, according to NAMI

SAN ANTONIO – The COVID-19 pandemic has had a substantial impact on the lives of all Americans, and it will continue to do so. It has disrupted work, education, health care, the economy, and relationships, with some groups more negatively impacted than others.

Millions of people in the U.S. are affected by mental illness each year. One in five U.S. adults experience mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

To help the San Antonio community during this difficult time, KSAT Community hosted a virtual mental health town hall on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. with three panelists answering commonly asked questions over mental health. This online event is available in full in the video player above.

The panelists include Talli Dolge, CEO of Jewish Family Service (JFS), Evita Morin, CEO of Rise Recovery and Professor Ralph Riviello and Chair of Emergency Medicine at University Health and UT Health San Antonio.

Still have more questions about mental health? Let us know in the prompt below.

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