Mental illness in America is a social and economic struggle that has affected and changed lives in our great Nation. According the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) one in every four adult Americans experiences a mental illness in any given year. About 13.6 million (about 6 percent of the population) live with a serious and potentially life-threatening condition, such as bipolar disorder, major depression, or schizophrenia. Also, according to the latest National Survey on Drug and Health (NSDUH) survey results: In 2016, 12.8 percent of adolescents aged 12 to 17 (3.1 million adolescents) and 10.9 percent of young adults aged 18 to 25 (3.7 million) had a major depressive episode (MDE) during the past year. Telemental Health Services is a proven effective method of care, that stands to overcome barriers such as access to care, lack of awareness or continuum of care.
Due to increasing demand Telemental Health and Telebehavioral Health are now among the most common forms of telehealth services reimbursed today. In 2015, Medicare (CMS) introduced the Telehealth Parity Act lifting some strict rules on providing telehealth services. This produced a wave of acceptance amongst private insurance companies widening coverage for society to receive telehealth services.
Global Outreach’s company focus is to assist with the fight to overcome societies struggling crisis. Our mission is to deliver quality proven Telemental Health services by providing convenient access to providers via laptop, tablet or smart phone. Utilizing our secure EMR/EHR system powered by Simple Practice Technology we can provide effective treatment for many disorders such as: