COVID-19 has devastated Americans’ mental health. Here’s a simple way all of us can help.

Even without a pandemic, suicide rates are difficult to track with precision. But early indicators suggest that the problem has worsened — especially among the elderly — as we struggle with COVID-19 and its economic and social consequences.

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Alexandra Hudson is an Indianapolis-based writer, a 2019 Novak Fellow and a Young Voices contributor. Follow her on Twitter: @LexiOHudson

Alexandra Hudson, an Indianapolis-based writer who has been published in TIME, The Wall Street Journal, Politico Magazine, and others outlets. She is the curator of A New American Renaissance, a monthly newsletter on social, moral and intellectual renewal, a 2019 Novak Fellow, and is currently writing a book on civility and civil society.