covid impact

NRI: Impact of COVID-19 on State Mental Health Services

Publication Date: Nov 12, 2020

NRI Finds COVID-19 Impacts Include Workforce Shortages in 68 Percent of States, Reduced Inpatient Admissions in 21 States, 88 Percent Fewer Community-Based Encounters

To understand and assess the magnitude of the COVID-19 impact on state mental health systems and how these systems have adapted to challenges presented by the pandemic, the NASMHPD Research Institute (NRI), in collaboration with the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD), surveyed the State Mental Health Agencies (SMHAs) during the summer, and the report of those findings was released October 20.

To access the report please click here.