Behavioral Health Business October 24, 2021
A new study released by an American Psychiatric Association publication finds only a slight link between telehealth and good outcomes in the addiction treatment space.
In large part, that’s because the potential evidence to consider when comparing in-person treatment to telehealth in addiction treatment is scant. The study was conducted by researchers with RTI International and UCLA.
And the fact that there is a limited body of research was noted frequently by the authors of the study.
“In contrast, there is a large research base on the effectiveness of telehealth for treating mental disorders,” the study reads. “This research showed that telehealth mental health counseling is equally as effective as in-person counseling.”
Published last week in the APA’s “Psychiatric Services,”...