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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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Upcoming Events

28 Jul
BHIPP TeleECHO Clinic: School refusal 12:30 pm | Series of interactive virtual CME & CEU learning sessions
11 Aug
BHIPP TeleECHO Clinic: Longitudinal case discussions 12:30 pm | Series of interactive virtual CME & CEU learning sessions

News & Updates

Dr. Eric Weintraub received The Daily Record's Health Care Heroes Award 2022 for his innovative telemedicine approaches to increase access to life-saving treatment for opioid use disorder in underserved areas.

 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

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.