Month: March 2019

5 Ways Telepsychiatry Can Help Tackle the Opioid Crisis

Opioid addiction is a growing nation-wide concern. It has been declared a Public Health Emergency, and the worst drug crisis in American history. Opioid addiction has torn through the US, destroying lives in its path. Every day, emergency rooms treat over 1,000 people for misusing opioids. Patients with mental health disorders are a vulnerable population and are more susceptible […]

3 Ways MindCare is Setting a New Standard of Care in Telepsychiatry

Telepsychiatry first emerged in the 1920s when psychiatrists would perform consultations over the radio with sailors or people on isolated islands who were ill. We have come a long way from the radio transmission days, but telepsychiatry now plays an ever-increasing role in the healthcare system. Today, telepsychiatry is still helping to increase access to quality care […]