The OMNI SOR TA Team is pleased to share a new report: “COVID Impacts on Virginia Behavioral Health Services.” This exploration has demonstrated the complexity of the landscape for substance use services during COVID-19 due to changes in policies, access to services, and funding. OMNI Institute prepared this report for DBHDS utilizing Virginia SOR grant GPRA data and publicly available state and national data sources. It explores how the pandemic has affected behavioral health services. Some key findings:
Here is a link to this brief report that provides much more detail on these findings. We invite you to read it. Thank you for your continued contribution throughout the pandemic to the data used in this report. Please reach out with questions for our team at SORSupport@omni.org.