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Maryland Telemental Health Program

Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine

About Us

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, 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. 

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DEA and HHS Announce Remote Prescription of Controlled Substances Extension through FY24

The Mobile Treatment Unit is cited in a recent NEJM article, Transforming Management of Opioid Use Disorder with Universal Treatment, which outlines recommendations for clinicians, health care systems, and policymakers to expand OUD care.

Ensure your healthcare services are entered fully in TelehealthLocator, a Telehealth Resource Center program that will provide a single point of access to view and overlay gaps in access to care, broadband, and telehealth availability by service type. Follow this link to complete an online form.

The Maryland Telemental Health Program is supported in part by the Maryland Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration.