How Covid-19 will impact behavioral health services
Highest-priority behavioral health moves amid Covid-19 crisis
May 29, 2020
15 Minute Read
The psychological impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is unprecedented—fear, isolation, distrust. This is rapidly increasing the need for behavioral health services. But there are significant gaps and barriers that stand in the way of people getting the help they need.
Health systems should prioritize addressing the immediate needs of both staff and patients, especially those with preexisting behavioral health needs or comorbid conditions.