What The Study Did: This study of 470,000 rural U.S. veterans with a history of mental health care use found that receipt of a video-enabled tablet during the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with increased use of mental health care via video, increased psychotherapy visits and reduced suicide-related behavior and emergency department visits.
Authors: Kritee Gujral, Ph.D., of the VA Palo Alto Health Care System in Menlo Park, California, is the corresponding author.
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