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Our Telemental Health team is active within our hospital, academic campus, and community. 

Click on any of the following links to catch up on our press mentions:

HRSA Supporting Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatrics features BHIPP - published by Healthcare Innovation on November 29, 2022

State health officials ask local doctors for help to curb the childhood mental health crisis features BHIPP - published by WYPR on November 17, 2022 

The Mobile Treatment Unit is cited in Transforming Management of Opioid Use Disorder with Universal Treatment - published in New England Journal of Medicine on October 13, 2022

Innovative financing and regional partnerships key to advancing integrated behavioral health in Maryland features BHIPP and MACS - published by State of Reform on June 27, 2022

Eric Weintraub received Health Care Heroes Award 2022 for Community Outreach/Education Hero - published in The Daily Record on June 24, 2022

Extending Their Reach: UMSOM Addiction Experts Use Innovative Approaches to Help Remote Areas of the State - published by UMB Catalyst on December 1, 2021

As demand for youth psychiatry rose, promise in 'pediatric mental health care access programs' emerged - published by Medical Press and American Psychiatric Association on November 29, 2021

Face to Face with the Evolving Opioid Crisis - published by UMSOM on November 18, 2021

Maryland substance abuse experts say more access to treatment and medications is essential to combating opioid crisis - published by The Baltimore Sun on November 19, 2021

New call-in line in Maryland helps doctors treat pregnant women with addictions - published by The Baltimore Sun on October 12, 2021

Mobile telemedicine unit found to be effective in treating opioid use disorder in rural areas - published by News Medical Life Sciences on August 28, 2021

UM School of Medicine Study Finds Mobile Telemedicine Unit as Effective as Traditional Clinics to Treat Opioid Addiction in Rural Areas - published by UMSOM on August 27, 2021

People with Substance Use Disorders Face Barriers to Getting COVID Vaccine - published by Verywell Health on April 25, 2021

The Eastern Shore Mobile Care Collaborative was featured in Telehealth for the Treatment of Serious Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders - published by SAMHSA in June 2020

Expanding access to opioid use disorder treatment before, during, and after incarceration: Opportunities for policy and practice - published by FORE on November 23, 2020

UMD researchers to investigate impact of COVID-19 on opioid crisis - published by Maryland Today on October 26, 2020

UMSOM addiction services adapt to challenges of COVID-19 pandemic - published by UMSOM on October 1, 2020

The University of Maryland delivers Telehealth services to underserved communities - published by Poly on August 18, 2020

Drs. Eric Weintraub and Greenblatt and the Addiction Treatment Center were featured on Maryland Medicine Front Line News on July 24, 2020 

Mobile health unit meets patients with OUD where they are - published by Psychiatric News on February 3, 2020

Mobile Medication-Assisted Treatment expands in Caroline County - published by The Star Democrat on September 9, 2019

Caroline County launches mobile opioid addiction treatment unit - published by ABC47 News on April 2, 2019 

New mobile health unit serves Caroline County recovering addicts - published by WBOC CBS on April 2, 2019