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Could Telepsychiatry Be the Answer to America’s Mental Health Crisis?

Telemedicine psychiatry

When it comes to mental health, the United States has been in a state of crisis for quite some time now. With 25% of adults considered diagnosable for serious mental illnesses, such as depression, anxiety, and eating disorders, there is a real and urgent need to provide accessible, widespread mental health care to American citizens. Until recently, many felt that we simply didn’t have the resources.
Luckily, with innovations in a new technology called telemedicine psychiatry, people are beginning to get the psychiatric help they need.

What is telemedicine psychiatry?
Telemedicine psychiatry employs the use of HIPAA compliant video conferencing that allows patients to remotely receieve psychiatric care from medical practioners. Care can include therapy sessions and diagnose

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