As schools across the U.S. grapple with the student mental health crisis, the use of telehealth therapy for students has skyrocketed.

  • @fallingcats
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    If there are therapists for online sessions there are therapists for real sessions. Classic allocation problem.

    • @moshankey@lemmy.world
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      Incredibly wrong answer. Rural areas have always had issues with counseling and lack of clinicians. To make it worse, rural areas have crap internet access. Personal experience with both.

    • queermunist she/her
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      Is a school in rural Iowa supposed to pay a therapist to drive 50 miles to the school for a session?

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        In my state I have done traveling therapy where I’ve traveled 200+ miles per day for months. This was in mostly rural areas. It’s ineffective and inefficient.