The links to the left provide information on Medicare, medical records, medical license information, practice resources, etc.
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.
Helps patients locate psychiatrists by geographic and practice area. To participate, members must opt in.
Find leaders, policies, historic information, colleagues and more.
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.
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.
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.
Includes topics like prompt pay, clean claims, credentialing and retroactive denial of claims.
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
SAMHSA provides background and practical information for using psychiatric advance directives as a tool for self-directed care in psychiatric treatment, progress toward parity in mental health, and supporting crisis planning and the rights of persons who live with mental illness. Maryland has developed a form that is available on the National Resource Center on Psychiatric Advance Directives website.
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 an easy-to-use database of more than 100 clinical questions about serious mental illness. Find answers that enhance your practice and help you provide the best care.