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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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News & Updates

The Division of Addiction Research and Treatment published an article on buprenorphine induction in detention centers in Frontiers in Psychiatry. Read the article here.

The Baltimore Sun featured Dr. Weintraub & the Eastern Shore Mobile Care Collaborative on the novel impact telemedicine & mobile treatment services have in combating the ongoing opioid epidemic. Read more here

MACS for MOMS was featured in The Baltimore Sun for its call-in line to help providers treat pregnant women with addictions. Click here to read more.

Salisbury University's National Nursing Honor Society honored the Eastern Shore Mobile Care Collaborative at their annual substance use disorder conference on Nov. 17. Congratulations!

Our team recently published the peer-reviewed article in the JAMA Network Open, "Mobile Telemedicine for Buprenorphine Treatment in Rural Populations With Opioid Use Disorder." Click here for the full read.

SAMHSA featured our Eastern Shore Mobile Care Collaborative in its latest resource guide, Telehealth for the Treatment of Serious Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders. Download it here!


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