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“It is so easy to access helpful support from multi-specialty experts. Every provider should have BHIPP on speed dial.”
“BHIPP saved a great deal of time for my office and the family by identifying a mental health provider nearby who was accepting new patients.”
"I went to a training to learn about medication management, but I came away with so much more. I learned practical techniques to speak with families about mental health."
Maryland Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care (BHIPP) supports the efforts of primary care clinicians to assess and manage the mental health needs of their patients from infancy through the transition to young-adulthood through the following services:
Child mental health specialists are available Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm (except major holidays) to provide consultation in many areas of behavioral health including medication management, diagnostic issues, developmental delays, school/learning issues, autism spectrum disorders, trauma, and early childhood mental health.
Conferences & Events
BHIPP provides in-person training and educational opportunities through Grand Rounds at hospitals across the state, regionally-based CME conferences, and in-office presentations and in-services at practice and departmental meetings.
The BHIPP team is available to help PCPs utilize standardized behavioral health or substance use screening tools in their practices. The screening tools and rating scales listed here can be used to help measure a child or adolescent’s symptoms, and/or measure treatment progress.
BHIPP is supported by funding from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and operates as a collaboration between the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Salisbury University.
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