Helpline data used to monitor population distress in a pandemic

Helpline data used to monitor population distress in a pandemic

Nature, Published online: 17 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03038-9

The initial stages of the COVID-19 pandemic saw an increase in calls to mental-health helplines in 19 countries. Helpline-call data can be used to monitor distress at a population level in near-real time.
Source: Nature