The links to the left provide information on Medicare, medical records, medical license information, etc.
The MPS Find a Psychiatrist search tool is available on the home page. To locate psychiatrists who have opted in to this database, use the search fields, such as patient types seen, geographic area, insurance participation, languages spoken, etc. MPS members can log in to access the member directory, which includes all active members.
APA’s Find a Psychiatrist database helps patients locate psychiatrists by geographic and practice area. This is a great member benefit to help psychiatrists connect with new patients. To participate, members must opt in. http://finder.psychiatry.org/
Find leaders, policies, historic information, colleagues and more at http://psychiatry.org/psychiatrists/search-directories-databases
The Physician Data Restriction Program offers all physicians the opportunity to restrict their prescribing information from pharmaceutical sales representatives. It also allows doctors to register a complaint or concern about a sales rep, or a company’s use of their prescribing data.
Every Maryland resident can participate in the Maryland Rx Card program, which has no enrollment forms, restrictions, waiting periods or age/income requirements. The discount card is accepted at over 50,000 regional and national pharmacies. Visit the site to download a free card, search drug pricing and locate participating pharmacies.
For consumer advocacy assistance regarding insurance coverage disputes, etc.
While a Mayo Clinic study cited indicates Psychiatry has one of the lower burnout rates by specialty, still close to half of the psychiatrists surveyed in 2014 reported being burned out.
- The APA website offers a self-assessment as well as resources for addressing burnout and achieving a better work-life balance.
- An entire issue of Maryland Medicine is devoted to this topic.
For substance abuse treatment resources.
Maryland Crisis Hotline
Available 24 hours/7 days a week, the hotline provides support, guidance and assistance. Call 1-800-422-0009.
Search for services and programs by location
Get contact information and other details
Map services by location and get directions
For free 24/7 evidence-based counseling services, call 1-800-784-8669 (1-800-QUIT-NOW).
File a complaint for assistance with denials, billing, and administrative problems with insurers.
For decades, the MPHP has been available to all physicians in Maryland looking for help with emotional, professional, social/family, or other related problems.
Supporting People with Serious Mental Illnesses and Reducing Their Risk of Contact with the Criminal Justice System: A Primer for Psychiatrists