Eszi is a longtime writer and has worked at several Bloomington nonprofits. They currently work at Catholic Charities Bloomington, writing grants and providing case management. Eszi earned their bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, and, after a time away, ended up returning here along with their daughter. When not at work, they spend a good deal of time reading and writing poetry, as well as painting. | Photo by Anna Powell Denton
Economic distress, loss, and isolation due to the pandemic have increased the need for mental health services in Monroe County. While local providers have reinvented how they offer such services, many people still confront barriers to accessing them. Eszi Waters spoke to people at several agencies to see how they have adapted.
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