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Telemental Health Guide


The Telemental Health Guide provides essential information for developing, implementing, and sustaining a telemental health program to improve access to mental health services. It was designed for use by clinicians, administrators, consumers, policymakers, and community members.

The guide provides the following information:
  • An overview of telemental health
  • How telemental health improves access to mental health services
  • The steps to develop a telemental health program
  • How best to use the unique service delivery tool
  • How to fund and sustain a telemental health program
  • How to market services to stakeholders

Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at:


University of Colorado Denver

Funding Sources

Center for Mental Health Services; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.)

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  • Original Summary: 11/2013
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Last updated: December 04, 2013.