CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – The derecho and the pandemic have led to many individuals looking for out assist for his or her psychological well being this 12 months.
Tanager Place therapists can be found this week on the Iowa Derecho Aid Heart at 4001 1st Ave Southeast in Cedar Rapids. Tanager therapists say they’ve dealt with extra calls and other people stopping by in search of assist. They are saying these requests have been from folks of all ages.
“I imply folks actually are struggling proper now. It’s one thing that we all the time take severely, however I additionally assume we’re out right here kinda attempting to remove the stigma of psychological well being and attempting to create a dialogue with the neighborhood form of saying it’s OK, we’re all going by this collectively, and it’s OK to get assist,” Meghan Adams, Tanager Place school-based therapist, mentioned.
Adams mentioned one of many first issues the therapists do is ensure that an individual in search of assist has the essential wants met, like having meals and shelter.
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