- This event has passed.
National Council for Mental Wellbeing: Innovations in Telehealth in Mental Health and Substance Use During COVID-19
February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The COVID-19 pandemic intensified mental health and substance use needs in the United States, disproportionately and negatively impacting certain populations. While the swift and unexpected pivot to telehealth services for treatment of mental illness and substance use disorder filled gaps in care, providers have continued to grapple with the implications. What’s working? What isn’t? What creative solutions have emerged? What barriers to quality care remain and how can we continue to reduce them?
- Hear takeaways from providers on their major successes during the shift to telehealth.
- Learn innovations for overcoming common barriers to care.
- Examine how the efficacy of telehealth services for mental health and substance use has differed among various populations.
Explore future considerations, including health equity, technology challenges, needs of special populations and rising provider burnout.