Story by Michael Krafcik, WWMT
A 2019 report shows nearly 40% of Michiganders living with mental illness don’t receive care. The state also faces a shortage of mental health care providers.
Some experts point to teletherapy as a form of technology that could help to close the mental health care gap.
In Jeff Chicoski’s office you won’t find any patients on his couch, instead they connect via video. It’s like Facetime or Skype, but with a therapist.