Vassar on the Front Lines

Voices from a Pandemic

Jonathan Weinstein ’96

Jonathan Weinstein is a clinical psychologist with the Veterans Administration. He serves as the suicide prevention coordinator at the VA Hudson Valley Health Care System in Castle Point, NY.

Submitted May 1, 2020

“A surprising change has been the broad and massive transition to working from home and to using all forms of telehealth platforms that we were previously prevented from using. That has made it possible to conduct and provide mental health services to high-risk patients in all sorts of different situations, from living in a family at home to living in a halfway house and recovery from substance abuse.”

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