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OpenTelemed: Accessing Behavioral Health Care from Anywhere

Telehealth offers a safe and convenient way to receive behavioral healthcare from the comfort of your own home. Eliminate the need for transportation, time off work, or childcare arrangements, making consistent care a breeze. This can be especially beneficial for building and maintaining a long-term treatment plan.

What services are available?

Individual Therapy: One-on-one sessions with a licensed therapist to address specific mental health concerns.

Group Therapy: Connect with others in a virtual support group for shared experiences and encouragement.

Text Therapy: Secure messaging with a therapist for ongoing support and guidance between appointments.

Addiction Counseling: Receive professional help managing addiction and developing coping mechanisms.

Medication Prescribing: Consult with a qualified healthcare provider about medication options for mental health conditions.

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT): Access MAT for substance use disorders through telehealth consultations.

Medication Monitoring: Ensure proper medication use and track effectiveness remotely.

Mental Health Screenings: Get quick and convenient assessments for potential mental health concerns.

Referrals: Obtain referrals for specialized services or additional support resources.

Anxiety and Depression Monitoring: Track your symptoms and progress remotely with digital tools.

What to expect:

Most appointments involve video calls on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Voice calls or text messages may also be used. Some providers utilize smartphone apps for mood tracking, guided meditations, and other helpful tools.

Prepare for your visit:

Find a quiet, private space with a reliable internet connection.

Ensure you feel comfortable and safe to openly discuss your concerns.

Learn more about what you’ll need for a virtual visit.

Cost and insurance:

Telehealth costs vary depending on your provider and insurance plan. Many insurers cover telehealth with the same benefits as in-person appointments. Check with your provider before your visit.

Financial assistance:

No insurance? OpenTelemed provides information about financial assistance resources to help you access care.


Privacy is paramount in behavioral health. Telehealth appointments are as private as in-person visits.

Providers use secure patient portals for communication.

Appointments are not recorded.

Your information remains confidential and protected.

Ready to get started?

Many providers now offer telehealth for outpatient services. Talk to your healthcare provider about their telehealth options and see if virtual care is right for you.

OpenTelemed also offers resources to help you overcome potential challenges, including:

  • Finding a telehealth provider
  • Addressing lack of health insurance
  • Connecting to reliable internet
  • Getting help with technology
  • Take control of your mental health with the convenience and security of OpenTelemed’s telehealth services.

Remember, you’re not alone. OpenTelemed is here to help you thrive.


Find help and treatment now

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911.

  • National Maternal Mental Health Hotline 1-833-9-HELP4MOMS
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline 1-800-662-4357