Online Single-session Interventions to Treat Mental Health in Adolescents and Young Adults during the COVID-19 Pandemic
February 1, 2022 | Technology Forecasts
Online single-session mental health interventions might be a rapid, accessible, and affordable means to address the ongoing mental health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on adolescents and young adults.
Mental health care provider shortages and long appointment wait times predating the COVID-19 pandemic have been exacerbated due to the mental health toll inflicted by school closures, reduction in activities, social isolation, financial hardship, and stress associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of the need to socially distance, telehealth and other online interventions have been used throughout the pandemic to support mental health care. To further address the increased demand for mental health services for...