March 29, 2020 – by THE EXCHANGE
For Granite Staters struggling with mental illness — and those caring for them — fears about COVID-19 have added layers of anxiety. Telemedecine can help but not in all cases, and protective gear needed for in-home visits is scarce. Community mental health centers, considered essential services, remain open around the state, with as many services as possible being provided remotely. But case managers must still at times drive patients to get their prescribed injections, and mobile crisis team members must respond in person in crisis. We talk with those managing these situations, trying to help while also keeping themselves safe.
Air date: Monday, March 30, 9 a.m.
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