Demand for Behavioral Health Services Increases During the Pandemic

Friday, April 30, 2021
Demand for Behavioral Health Services Increases During the Pandemic

Demand for Behavioral Health Services Increases During the Pandemic

New stressors associated with the pandemic could increase the number of people seeking services for mental health and substance use issues. But this potential increase also highlights longstanding questions about the availability of behavioral health services and how they are covered by insurers. We talk to GAO's John Dicken to find out more.