Telehealth Resources for Behavioral Health

Great Lakes Region State Telehealth Resources

 

Great Lakes Silhouette

 

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


Illinois

  • Illinois Governor, JB Pritzker:

Governor Pritzker Announces New Statewide Telehealth Programs, Mental Health Support Hotline, April 11, 2020

 2020-19 EXECUTIVE ORDER: IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19, April 1, 2020

  • Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services:

Temporary Guidelines to allow designated Assisters to assist clients telephonically during the COVID-19 emergency, April 23, 2020

Telehealth Services Expansion Prompted by COVID-19, March 20, 2020


Indiana

IHCP COVID-19 Response: COVID-19 policy FAQs, April 16, 2020

IHCP COVID-19 Response: IHCP revises policies for certain behavioral health services, April 9, 2020


Michigan


Ohio

COVID-19 Telecom Policies

Funding of Behavioral Health Service Delivered Via Telehealth, March 12, 2020

 

 

Great Plains Telehealth Resource and Assistance Center: MN, WI


Minnesota

  • Minnesota Department of Human Services:

Expanding telemedicine in health care, mental health, and substance use disorder settings, April 22, 2020

Waivers under peacetime emergency authority, Executive Order 20-12, April 7, 2020

MHCP provider news and updates


Wisconsin

 


TTC TBC

The ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC Networks (The TTC programs) stand ready to help the behavioral health field implement telehealth services.

Click here to access a targeted list of resources and trainings. 

 

 

 


What is Telehealth? 

Definitions

Center for Connected Health Policy National Telehealth Policy Resource Center

Telehealth Resource Centers: A Framework for Defining Telehealth 
 


Telehealth Fact Sheets/FAQs

Center for Connected Health Policy, National Telehealth Policy Resource Center

National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health

SAMHSA 
Coronavirus (COVID-19)

U.S Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights
FAQs on Telehealth and HIPAA during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency

 


Toolkits Logo

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Great Plains Telehealth Resource and Assistance Center (gpTrac)
Telehealth Quick-Start Guide

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

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

 


Policy Announcements: Telehealth and COVID-19

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

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


APA Logo

NEW! American Psychological Association

   Telehealth guidance by state during COVID-19, May 13, 2020

   Practice Resources in Response to COVID-19

   APA COVID-19 Information and Resources

Pacific Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
Telehealth Clinical and Technical Considerations for Mental Health Providers

 

SMI Adviser
Make Informed Decisions Related to COVID-19 and 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 

American Telemedicine Association

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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
 

 


Selected Webinars/Videos 


Telehealth in a Public Health Emergency: A Quick-Start Guide
Recorded May 5, 2020  Great Lakes MHTTC

National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers
Telehealth and COVID-19
Recorded March 19, 2020  Great Lakes ATTC

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

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

 


Research 

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

 

Page Updated: June 12, 2020