Telehealth Resources for Behavioral Health

 

What is Telehealth? 

Definitions

Center for Connected Health Policy National Telehealth Policy Resource Center

Telehealth Resource Centers: A Framework for Defining Telehealth 
 

New! Telehealth Learning Series! 

The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network, the Center for Excellence on Protected Health Information (CoE-PHI), the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers, and the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) at the University of Nevada - Reno (UNR) Free, national online discussion, learning, and resource sharing. 

Click here for more information and the training schedule

 

Fact Sheets/FAQs

Center for Connected Health Policy, National Telehealth Policy Resource Center

SAMHSA 
Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Telehealth COVID19 Toolkit Screenshot

 

Toolkits

NEW! Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Medicare Learning Network
Telehealth Services 

National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers, March 20, 2020
COVID-19 Telehealth Toolkit

National Council for Behavioral Health
Resources and Tools for Addressing Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc.
Telehealth in State Substance Use Disorder Services 

Rural Health Information Hub
Rural Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders Toolkit

Great Plains Telehealth Resource and Assistance Center, 2014
Telehealth Start-Up and Resource Guide Version 1.1

SAMHSA
Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 60: Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools in Behavioral Health

Wake Forest Baptist Health System 
 

COVID-19: Policy Announcements

NEW! American Society of Addiction Medicine
COVID-19 Supporting Access to Telehealth

Office for Civil Rights, Department of Health and Human Services
Notification of Enforcement Discretion on Telehealth Remote Communications, March 2020

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Medicare Telemedicine Healthcare Provider Fact Sheet, March 17, 2020

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 
Telemedicine and Prescribing Buprenorphine for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder , September 2018

U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration
Use of Telemedicine While Providing Medication-Assisted Treatment , September 2018

SAMHSA
COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Response and 42 CFR Part 2 Guidance, March 2020 


 

Telehealth for Mental Health


American Psychiatric Association and The American Telemedicine Association, April 2018
Best Practices in Video-Conferencing-Based Telemental Health

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Using Telehealth to Identify and Manage Health And Substance Use Disorder Conditions in Rural Areas

SAMHSA in Brief, Fall 2016
Rural Behavioral Health: Telehealth Challenges and Opportunities

 

Telehealth for Substance Use Disorder Treatment

SAMHSA
COVID-19 Guidance for OTP Programs, March 2020 

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation 
Using Telehealth to Support Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Issue Brief, November 2018

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology 
HealthIT Playbook: Opioid Epidemic and Health IT, September 2016

 

National Resources for Telehealth Information

American Telemedicine Association

Center for Connected Health Policy National Telehealth Policy Resource Center

Center for Technology and Behavioral Health

Health Information Technology, Evaluation, and Quality Center 

Health Information Technology Training and Technical Assistance Center

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors COVID-19 Resources

National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

Rural Health Research Gateway

Telehealth Center of Excellence MUSC

Telehealth Center of Excellence UMMC

Telehealth Resource Centers
 

Webinars/Videos 

New! National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers
Telehealth and COVID-19
Recorded March 19, 2020 

New! Great Lakes ATTC
Treatment Substance Use Disorders in Times of a Pandemic: You're Going to Need a Bigger Boat! 
Recorded March 20, 2020

New! National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers
FQHC Webinar: Using Telehealth to Treat Substance Use Disorders in a CHC Setting

 

Great Lakes Region State Resources

Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center: MI, IL, IN, OH

Great Plains Telehealth Resource and Assistance Center (GPTRAC): MN, WI

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: Guidance for Providing Behavioral Health Services Via Telehealth

 

Research 

New! Telehealth Resource Center
Webliography on Telehealth for Substance Abuse Treatment (June 2019)

 

Page Updated: March 27, 2020