Mental health issues increasing as Sonoma County enters new phase of fires’ aftermath

October’s deadly wildfires have left an untold number of North Bay residents battling new levels of stress, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues that experts say are anticipated in the wake of such a profound tragedy.

My husband and I both feel like we don’t have control over our lives… Your financial future, your home, everything has just kind of been stripped from us. It’s hard to make decisions, because you don’t feel like you’re mentally healthy and you have to make big decisions.

Read the full article here. The Redwood Empire Chapter of the CA Association of Marriage and Family Therapists have banded to offer 3 to 5 sessions of counseling to anyone affected by the fires.

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