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BHIPP to Maryland Pediatric Mental Health

Have you heard of MD BHIPP?
  • MD BHIPP is Maryland’s Pediatric Mental Health Care Access (PMHCA) program
  • The purpose of PMHCA programs are to promote behavioral health integration into pediatric primary care by supporting pediatric mental health care telehealth access programs
  • PMHCA programs are funded by the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)
  • These programs aim to make early identification, diagnosis, treatment, and referral of behavioral conditions a routine part of children’s health care services
  • MD BHIPP is the Maryland Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care (BHIPP)
  • MD BHIPP is a partnership between the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Salisbury University and Morgan State University and is funded by the Maryland Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration

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Did you know MD BHIPP is available to all Maryland Providers?

  • MD BHIPP supports primary care and emergency medicine professionals to assess and manage the mental health needs of their patients from infancy through the transition to young-adulthood

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How can MD BHIPP support Providers across MD?

  • Provides Telephone consultations provided by a team of child psychiatrists and behavioral health professionals                                      
  • Provides Education and training opportunities related to pediatric behavioral health                                            
  • Provides Expanded training and consultation to emergency room physicians and team members                       
  • Offers Resource and referral assistance
  • Offers Co-location Social Work Interns from Salisbury University and Morgan State University in primary care sites
  • Provides Telemental health services provided by child psychiatrists and behavioral health professionals
  • Provides Care coordination for all telemental health patients                   
  • Offers BHIPP ECHO Clinics provide interdisciplinary training and case-based learning.

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What resources does MD BHIPP have for providers?

  • Newsletters- Monthly e-newsletter with clinical updates and resources 
  • Quick tips to address common behavioral health concerns that children and adolescents present within primary care 
  • Screening Resources- a collection of validated developmental and behavioral health screening tools and rating scales 
  • Antiracism Resources – a collection of tools for providers and families 
  • BHIPP Briefs – a series of short video presentations on some of the most frequently seen behavioral health concerns in primary care 
  • Telehealth Resources – a collection of telehealth resources and fact sheets

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What training opportunities does MD BHIPP offer for providers?

MD BHIPP provides in-person and web-based training and educational opportunities through Grand Rounds at hospitals across the state, regional CME conferences, and in-office presentations and in-services at practice and departmental meetings.

  •  A schedule of upcoming conferences and events can be found here.
  •  For more information or to schedule a training talk for your practice, please contact 855-MD-BHIPP (632-4477) or email

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How can you connect with MD BHIPP?

  • You can enroll in in BHIPP
  • You can call BHIPP 
  • You can Schedule a Training or Office Visit
  • You can join BHIPPs mailing list 
  • Connect with BHIPP on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & YouTube

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MD BHIPP Contact Information 

855-MD-BHIPP or 855-632-4477  M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Did you miss our “BHIPP to Pediatric Mental Health in Maryland” in person training event?
You can find a recording of the training reviewing Maryland’s Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program BHIPP and its resources for primary care providers!

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $1,700,000 with no percentage financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by, HRSA, HHS or the US Government.