Each May, we celebrate the progress of the recovery movement and acknowledge many obstacles yet to be overcome. The COVID pandemic presents a singular challenge to the mental health of so many this year, and not merely because it poses grave physical and economic hazards injurious to emotional stability. Interventions designed to mitigate the risk of infection (e.g., “social distancing”) cause individuals with mental health concerns to endure isolation and all its attendant ills. Measures
Read Ashley’s contribution to the Behavioral Health News Fall 2020 edition on page 19.
by Ashley Brody in the Winter 2021 issue of Behavioral Health News.
Feb. 10, 2021 – Telehealth services have helped New Yorkers access health services during the pandemic, but some health care advocates are concerned about its long-term shortcomings. Sebrina Barrett, Executive Director of the Association for Community Living, and Ashley Brody, CEO of Search for Change, Inc., weighed in on the issue.