Orbit Health has extensive experience providing essential telepsychiatry services to community mental health programs such as county outpatient clinics, inpatient units, and crisis stabilization centers.
At Orbit Health, we are determined to disrupt the cycle of mass incarceration of the mentally ill by inserting telepsychiatry at every stage of the criminal justice system.
Orbit Health’s innovative mobile response team works with local law enforcement agencies to provide alternatives to arrest and incarceration for those suffering from mental and emotional difficulties.
Working in partnership with residential youth homes, Orbit Health has vast experience serving vulnerable youth remotely, through state-of-the-art videoconferencing technology.
Yes, telepsychiatry has been comparable to in-person care among inmates in jail, prison, and correctional facilities. Video visits with telepsychiatric evaluations are used used to treat inmates with a variety of psychiatric illness in a range of severity, including severe mental illness.
Yes, children, adolescents, and families can benefit from telepsychiatry. In a variety of mental health conditions such as ADHD, autism, and OCD, studies have indicated that video visits are useful in accessing psychiatric specialists and improving symptoms.
Yes, telepsychiatry is comparable to in-person visits. In fact, studies have shown that telepsychiatry is effective for diagnosing mental disorders across ages — children, adults, and the elderly — and across ethnicities.