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TeleMental Health


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.


David Pruitt, MD, Director of the Telemental Health Program in the University of Maryland Department of Psychiatry discusses his leadership role in the provision of remote accessible care.