It has been two years since World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 pandemic, and now coupled with inflation, economic concerns, and fears of war, Americans have unprecedented levels of stress, according to a recent study from the American Psychological Association.

Over the course of the pandemic, people have not only become more stressed but there has been a higher demand for mental health professionals. This week, we are talking to Monty Miller, a psychotherapist at Saint Luke’s Health System, about how to make a plan to reduce stress, when it may be time to seek help from a mental health professional, and what you can be doing now while waiting for a provider.

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