Maryland BHIPP


Maryland Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care (BHIPP)

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Have you heard of MD BHIPP?
  • MD BHIPP is the Maryland Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care.
  • 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.
  • MD 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.

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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 provides and families. 
  • COVID 19 Resources.
  • 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.
  • CHECKup (Children’s Health and Emotional Care Learning Community).

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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.
Some of BHIPPs most popular trainings include: 
  • BHIPP ECHO sessions which connect BHIPP consultants with community PCPs to provide didactic presentations and case-based learning through real-time online learning sessions.
  • BHIPP Resilience Breaks a series of interactive, web-based virtual learning sessions for pediatric primary care and behavioral health providers to connect, learn and share about strategies, practices and resources.
  • BHIPP Mental Health Crisis Trainings are a series of interactive, virtual learning sessions on practices, strategies and resources to support emergency medicine and primary care professionals.

A schedule of upcoming conferences and training events can be found on the MD BHIPP website.

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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What training topics does MD BHIPP offer for providers?
BHIPP provides in-person and web-based training and educational opportunities. By Diagnosis or Presenting Concern: Content includes information on the assessment and monitoring of associated symptoms and severity, presentations in primary care, non-pharmacologic interventions (both brief interventions that can be utilized in-office and overview of evidence-based treatment interventions when referring), and psychopharmacology. Possible topics include:
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Behavior Disorders
  • Depression
  • Early Childhood Mental Health
Other Topics in Pediatric Mental Health:
  • Cross-cutting communication skills in behavioral health for primary care: Identify strategies for eliciting and clarifying mental health needs in the course of a pediatric mental health visit; describe and apply brief interventions for commonly encountered concerns.
  • Screening for psychiatric disorders in pediatric primary care:  Review of behavioral health screening in pediatric primary care, including overview of existing screening tools and strategies for utilizing screening results in visits.
  • Developing a referral network of community resources: Planning and methods to use in creating or adapting a local resource guide of mental health and substance abuse resources and others who are involved in supporting or serving children and families.
  • Psychopharmacology: Pediatric psychopharmacology for treatment of ADHD, anxiety, behavior disorders, and depression.


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, TwitterLinkedIn & Youtube


How can you contact MD BHIPP?

855-MD-BHIPP or 855-632-4477


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Funder Acknowledgement 
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 $3,700,000 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.