Two-thirds of addiction treatment providers say they have experienced a drop in revenue, and nearly half report an increase in observed staff burnout as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recently published NAATP survey.
With 80% of college students reporting that the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted their mental health and students of color twice being as likely to not seek treatment, Stephanie Pinder-Amaker, PhD, of Harvard Medical School’s McLean Hospital, explains how provider organizations can break down barriers.
Not everyone responding to the personal, emotional and professional threats of COVID will react in the same way. Planned action steps can help keep both staff and patients physically and emotionally safe.
Nearly half of behavioral health executives polled said they see the recovery and wellness of their clients declining in the context of COVID-19, according to the first Weekly Director Poll published by the Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Learning Network and Gloo.
A panel of behavioral healthcare executives at the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit on Tuesday discussed how the COVID-19 crisis has pushed their companies to embrace a new normal in how they deliver quality care to patients.
In a letter to federal health officials, the top executives of four leading behavioral healthcare associations expressed concern about residential treatment facilities facing shortages of protective personal equipment.