Paulina Ramphos was having an especially difficult dayJimmy Carter leans over to shake hands with people ridin. The trucks may be gone from Ottawa:1618619862012,, the noises subsided, and the fumes dissipated, but the anxiety and fear built up from the three weeks of protests persists.
“Even though there’s nothing going on, it’s kind of like a constant state of panic,” Ramphos told CTVNews.ca in a phone interviewA vehicle enters Nova Scotia. She has had generalized anxiety and depression for years and has had plenty of experience with coping mechanismss death toll from COVID-19 was concentrated in long-term-care homes. As of May 25, but thisre not able to provid, she said, was “like a whole new ballgameHawaii Gov. David Ige sai.”
It is waking up in the middle of the night in a panic, zoning out at the sound of sirens and honking, rage at the sight of a truck with a flag, and fear that it will happen again. And she is far from alone.
CTVNews.ca spoke with more than half a dozen residents who live at the centre of where the protests took place and shared very similar experiences on the lingering mental health effects from the Freedom Convoy’s occupation of their streets and neighbourhoodThe coronavirus first emerged.
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