Telemedicine and Other Mental Health Services for Persons with mental health problems

Apr 9, 2020Professionals

During this period of COVID-19 pandemic, providing in-person mental health care service is associated with multiple risks and challenges.  At the same time, the mental health care needs may be more during the pandemic. Further, there is an increased risk of relapse of psychiatric illness due to an inability to visit the hospital and consequent non-availability of prescription advice. Also, there is an emergent need to address the vulnerable population at risk of developing mental disorder during the time of pandemic. Following are some of the considerations aimed at reducing the likelihood of disease transmission, while providing for mental health care needs of patients.

Tele medicine and Other Mental Health Services for Persons with mental health problems

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