May 12, 2021
StarVista’s Crisis Center Program Manager, Zena Andreani, is featured in the San Mateo Daily Journal. In an article highlighting the importance of mental health services, Zena discusses the mental health struggles many clients continue to face in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“According to StarVista Program Manager Zena Andreani, who runs the nonprofit’s 24/7 crisis hotline, call volume tended to increase in parallel with surges in COVID-19 cases. ‘In any given year, there are months that are unexplainably lower than others, but we did see the number of calls compared to other years go up as soon as we had surges in cases,’ she said…”