This is a commentary from clinicians that have adapted their treatment of youth with substance use disorders during the coronavirus pandemic, including using telehealth to deliver care. Barriers of telehealth specific to youth and how these can be overcome are discussed.
Bagley, S.M., Hadland, S.E., Yule, A.M. (2020). A commentary on the impact of COVID-19 on engagement of youth with substance use and co-occurring psychiatric disorders. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2020.108175