Innovations in Telehealth in Behavioral Health During COVID-19

July 15, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated behavioral health needs in the United States, resulting in a swift and unexpected pivot to telehealth services for mental health and substance use services to fill gaps in care. Even now, providers continue to grapple with the implications.

What works? What isn’t working? What unexpected solutions have emerged? What barriers to quality care remain and how can we continue to reduce them?

With generous support from the California Health Care Foundation, the National Council for Mental Wellbeing is pleased to release a new report: “Innovations in Telehealth in Behavioral Health During COVID-19.” Developed specifically for mental health and substance use treatment providers, in this report, and the accompanying webinar and slides, you’ll:

  • Discover takeaways from providers on their major successes during the shift to telehealth.
  • Learn creative innovations to common barriers in 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.