Mental Health During These Turbulent Times by Lauren Cronin Wolkov, MSW

The Covid-19 pandemic, increasing violence and polarization in the US, and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 have had and continue to have a significant negative impact on our mental health. Adults and children alike are reporting increased trauma, anxiety and depression. Read More>>

About Lauren Cronin Wolkov, NNCG Associate Member

Lauren Cronin Wolkov, MSW, is a consultant with 20 years of experience as CEO of foundations plus 12 years of experience in the corporate and nonprofit fields.

Lauren consults with nonprofit organizations and corporations to improve the effectiveness of their community programs. Her work includes developing and/or realigning grantmaking and program initiatives, using a collaborative approach that incorporates the advice and insight of the community, especially of the people being
served. Lauren’s recent projects include collaborating with school districts, local government agencies and nonprofit organizations to advocate for mental health services for youth and families. She is an associate member of the National Network of Consultants for Grantmakers. You can contact Lauren at

NOTE: Mental health is a complex issue, and although I have a Master of Social Work degree, I am not a licensed clinician, so please consult a professional medical or mental health provider for help with specific mental health concerns.