KMBC: As pandemic continues, more people seeking mental health help

September 29, 2020

We all know the five stages of grief; denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. With the pandemic disrupting our normal way of life, people are missing the things we are used to doing. 

"Our world as a whole is experiencing a collective loss, and so we're all going through a grief," said Monty Miller, a psychotherapist at Saint Luke's. "So many of us just want life to get back to the way it was, and the truth is it will never be the way it was."

He spoke to KMBC about how people need to find meaning. It's the new sixth stage of the grief process. Monty says we need to "name it to feel it, and feel it to heal it."

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