The health impacts of the coronavirus go beyond the physical effects of the disease. The pandemic has also profoundly affected people’s mental health--from grief and loss to fear, disorientation and the trauma of social isolation. Eric Welch, the executive director of NAMI Greater Orlando, joins Intersection to discuss how the pandemic has impacted people’s mental health over the past year.
President Trump has proposed a $7 billion cut to a program that provides health insurance to uninsured children. Florida is one of the states that could be most affected.