2020 Children’s Mental Health Report: Telehealth in an Increasingly Virtual World
Source: Child Mind Institute
Resource Type: Website or Webpage Article
Audience(s): Community Member or Organization, Educators, Families, Health or Mental Health Professional, School Staff or Administrators
The coronavirus pandemic has been hard on kids and teens everywhere — especially those who were already dealing with mental health challenges. Telehealth (which uses technology to deliver healthcare remotely) has emerged as a promising treatment option for children’s mental health. This report provides information about how telehealth works for child mental health and discusses opportunities and challenges related to this approach.