Traverse City Therapist Explains Impact Of Election Season Stress

Election Day may be over, but for many it can leave a lasting impression emotionally.

Mercy Street 231 Counseling Services in Traverse City helps those dealing with anxiety, depression and substance abuse.

They say stress can come from who’s elected or not.

Depending on who you’re rooting for, especially in major races you can get invested and when results don’t go your way the emotional effect can be devastating.

Therapist Art McGuff, “Obviously stress, anxiety I would even imagine that some people who deal with anxiety and stress issues could also possibly be depressed.”

Mercy Street 231 suggests if you’re dealing with an emotional setback seek professional help.