For more than 22 years, the Department of Psychiatry has served as pioneers in telemental health medicine. Our transdisciplinary collaborations involve top specialists in their fields, including primary care physicians, school administrators, and addiction specialists, and more.
We follow a three-prong approach built on education, clinical service, and research to provide comprehensive and accessible online therapy and telemedicine services, including:
To provide mental health care prevention, evaluation, and consultation and treatment services through telemedicine platforms, or interactive video conferencing technologies. We aim to address the shortage of psychiatrists by extending services to those in need, particularly for individuals in rural and underserved areas.
The Maryland Telemental Health Program is supported in part by the Maryland Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration.