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Experts: Coping with mental illness may be harder during pandemic holidays

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and the holidays arrive, many Haitian-Americans who suffer from mental illnesses said they do not anticipate this period to be any more stressful than the previous years. However, two mental health experts said, many people might fail to realize how experiencing a pandemic and the holiday season at the same time can exacerbate their mental health issues since they have never experienced both together before.