Is Your Organization Prepared with the Tools to Flatten the Mental Health Curve for Employees and Patients?
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September 24, 2020
Ohio Health Care Association
A mental health crisis triggered by COVID-19 is escalating rapidly. US adults are now 8 times more likely to meet the criteria for experiencing serious mental stress. According to the US. census bureau data as of May 2020, one-third of Americans report symptoms of depression and anxiety. Suicide rates in some cities are predicted to be greater than the deaths of COVID-19. Mental illness has profound effects on one’s ability to manage medical co-morbidities thus having a trickle-down effect on the quality of life, hospitalizations, and compliance. The traditional model of where people receive mental health has changed and Home Health can play a major role in addressing this staggering unmet need.
- Identify how COVID-19 has impacted people’s mental health.
- Explain what mental diagnoses clinicians should be able to identify in patients and themselves.
- Define the overlap of mental health illnesses with leading home care diagnoses.
- Recognize what you can do to manage the behavioral and medical components of care.
- Describe how we can help clinicians help themselves.
- Identify what you can do going forward to provide the needed services to meet your patients and employee’s mental health needs.
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