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Mental Health Experts See Virus' Effects – Brevard, NC


Last updated 8/17/2020 at 1pm

Jamey Savoie

Even for those who have not been directly impacted by COVID-19, its all-pervasive, invisible nature can be a trigger for once dormant emotional struggles, now surfacing due to the breakdown of previous coping tools.

"It's literally a biological imperative that we connect and belong," said Jamey Savoie, a therapist in Brevard who works with people with trauma, depression and other issues. "Because of quarantine and social distancing, it's disrupted our natural biological process, which effects our nervous systems. A lot of what I've seen is that the coronavirus has been a catalyst for a l...

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