Vt. Mental Health Experts See Gaps in System – Valley News

Read article - Cites comments by Sarah Pratt, assistant professor of psychiatry and of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, about TeleFriend, a tablet-based program which helps people with serious mental illness to monitor their illness and improve self-management of their symptoms. Pratt has been studying the program, which uses a digital format to ask patients a series of questions and offers them tips for managing their symptoms, and has found that it reduces emergency room admissions and hospitalizations. (Picked up by VTDigger.)