Arkansas program providing free virtual therapy visits
Program available to anyone in Arkansas
By Michael Aaron
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Grief, anxiety, and isolation have been at the forefront of the past 16 months. AR-Connect, a free telehealth program born during the pandemic, is helping Arkansans through those struggles and more.
"It's urgent care is essentially what we're doing," Tony Boaz, AR-Connect program manager, said.
According to Boaz, the grant-funded program provides short-term mental health services, including therapy and psychiatric medication management, for anyone in Arkansas. AR-Connect started in 2020 and has seen increasing demand ever since. READ MORE.