Stephen Pickett

Health Care

Silver Lining of COVID-19 Pandemic: Improving Access to Mental Health Care

Throughout the government-ordered shutdowns to address the novel coronavirus, many people are concerned about the unintended health consequences, both physical and mental, from these measures. Public health experts have raised concerns about increasing drug and alcohol overdoses during the pandemic and shutdowns. There is evidence that economic downturns can increase risky behaviors like alcohol and drug consumption, and we’re in dismal...

June 30, 2020