Webar & Steinberg: Telehealth Flexibility Needed Amidst Converging Mental Health, Addiction Crises

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to ravage the country, deaths of despair are rising. In Maryland, we have already seen a surge in drug overdose fatalities since the beginning of the pandemic. The number of people needing substance use disorder and mental health services is only expected to increase. Maryland’s leaders must act now to prevent a tsunami of mental health and addiction crises in the wake of the pandemic and to ensure that treatment programs are able to stay open now and into the future. (Md Matters)

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