As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, its impact on global mental health cannot be overstated. Beyond the physical illness and multitude of deaths borne from the virus’ warpath, the mental exhaustion and trauma of living with the pandemic will remain long after the pandemic begins to wane. An article from Worth asked leaders in health care, mental health, and telehealth — including emocha’s CEO Sebastian Seiguer — what they expect to see next, and how to address the effects of COVID-19 on the general public. Seiguer states, “Delivering mental health care via telehealth may in fact be one of COVID’s biggest enduring legacies, but it’s society’s most vulnerable patients—often marginalized populations with legacy mental health issues who have struggled with health care access pre-pandemic—that we still need to worry about.”

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