Resources

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

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.

SAMHSA Treatment Locator

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.

Maryland Community Services Locator

Search for services and programs by location
Get contact information and other details
Map services by location and get directions

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 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

 

First Episode Psychosis Programs in Maryland

 

A Practical Guide to Psychiatric Advance Directives

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.

SMIAdviser.org
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.

Psychoanalytic Library