The links to the left provide information on Medicare, medical records, medical license information, practice resources, etc.

MPS Find a Psychiatrist search tool

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 Find a Psychiatrist database

Helps patients locate psychiatrists by geographic and practice area. To participate, members must opt in.

APA Directories and Databases

Find leaders, policies, historic information, colleagues and more.

AMA Program for Prescriber Data Privacy

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.

Free Maryland Rx Discount Card

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.

Maryland Attorney General’s Health Education and Advocacy Unit 

For consumer advocacy assistance regarding insurance coverage disputes, etc.

Physician Well-Being

The APA website offers a self-assessment as well as resources for addressing burnout and achieving a better work-life balance.

SAMHSA Treatment Locator

For substance abuse treatment resources.

Maryland Crisis Resources

Crisis Hotlines by County

Behavioral Health Walk-In & Urgent Care Centers

Maryland Crisis Hotline 1-800-422-0009 – available 24/7 for support, guidance and assistance.

Maryland Center for Harm Reduction

Oversees the Overdose Response Program, Syringe Services Program, naloxone distribution, harm reduction grants, and various workforce development, training, and technical assistance activities. Its strategic goal is to reduce substance-related morbidity and mortality by optimizing services for people who use drugs.

Maryland Tobacco Quitline

For free 24/7 evidence-based counseling services, call 1-800-784-8669 (1-800-QUIT-NOW).

Maryland Insurance Administration

File a complaint for assistance with denials, billing, and administrative problems with insurers.

Maryland Insurance Administration Provider Page

Includes  topics like prompt pay, clean claims, credentialing and retroactive denial of claims.

Maryland Outpatient Care Coordination Patient Referrals

211 Maryland works with the Maryland Department of Health, the Behavioral Health Administration, and hospitals across the state to facilitate community-based behavioral health referrals by hospital staff. To refer now, use the button on their website or dial 2-1-1 and press 4 immediately. The Care Coordination program gives access to 211’s statewide database of community-based resources and other behavioral health services to connect discharge planners and patients to resources.

Maryland Physician Health Program

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


A Practical Guide to Psychiatric Advance Directives

SAMHSA provides information on using psychiatric advance directives as a tool for self-directed care, progress toward mental health parity, and support for crisis planning and the rights of people who live with mental illness.  A Maryland form is available on the National Resource Center on Psychiatric Advance Directives website.

A new flyer for behavioral health care professionals aims to build awareness about mental health advance directives, what elements are included, and how to view them using CRISP.  Get a copy here
Download a template Maryland Mental Health Advance Directive Form at
SMI Adviser, a Clinical Support System for Serious Mental Illness (CSS-SMI), offers:

  • Request a Consult – Mental health professionals can submit questions and receive responses from experts in serious mental illness. This feature is available to ANY mental health clinician – psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, social workers, psychologists, counselors, and peer specialists.
  • Knowledge Base – Browse a database of more than 100 clinical questions about serious mental illness. Find answers that enhance your practice and help you provide the best care.

Psychoanalytic Library