Maryland Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care (BHIPP) supports the efforts of 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 through the following services:

Consultation Warmline


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.

Training & Education


BHIPP offers numerous training and educational opportunities for primary care and emergency medicine professionals, from Grand Rounds at hospitals across the state to presentations for individual practices. New in 2020: BHIPP ECHO Clinics case-based learning community, BHIPP Resilience Breaks and Mental Health Crisis Training CME/CEU webinars!

Social Work Co-Location


In partnership with Salisbury University, BHIPP provides regionally specific social work co-location in primary care practices. MSW social work interns are available on-site to provide screening, brief intervention, referral and real-time consultation to PCPs.

Telemental Health Services

BHIPP Telemental Health services include Psychological Evaluations, Record Review and Consultation, and Complex Care Coordination. All telemental health services take place through a HIPAA-compliant encrypted video call or email/phone in the case of Care Coordination.


About Us

BHIPP is supported by funding from the Maryland Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration and operates as a collaboration between the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Salisbury University and University of Maryland Eastern Shore.


BHIPP and this website are also supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $1,379,327  with approximately 20% financed by non-governmental sources. The contents of this website are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government. For more information, visit www.hrsa.gov.


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