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Senior associate editor

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The Coronavirus Pandemic

Art of a woman holding her head in her hands, inside a virus-shaped frame

(Mondadori Portfolio / Getty; The Atlantic)

If you’re not feeling 100 percent, you’re not alone: In a recent NPR poll, half of households reported that someone in the home was experiencing serious problems with depression, anxiety, stress, or sleep. One biweekly Census Bureau survey estimated that almost one in three Americans was experiencing symptoms of depression or anxiety alone.

Even after all this time, after all that supposed adjusting to a “new normal,” Americans are still struggling with their mental health under the weight of a once-in-a-lifetime outbreak—and all the grief and hurting that’s coming with it.