Virtual Healthcare

Kimmie's Recovery Zone aims to walk alongside those struggling with mental health and Substance Use Disorder.

 

  • Telemedicine is on the rise and becoming more in demand every day. 

  • There are a multitude of newly developed Apps and platforms working with a variety of insurance companies and in specific medical fields.

MeMD

https://www.memd.net/

Specialty: Urgent care, men's health, women's health, therapy, teen mental health, psychiatry

Cost: $67+ per medical visit, $85 per therapy visit, $99-229 per psychiatry visit; all visits free with certain insurances

Access: Video or phone;  iOS; Android; web access


MeMD is another telemedicine service that provides excellent mental health services and can usually connect users with a professional therapist or counselor in less than 24 hours. The site is also highly capable of treating non-urgent or acute conditions — such as rashes, headaches, and sore throats — with physicians available for both adults and children.

Better Help

https://www.betterhelp.com/

Specialty: Individual, couples, or teen counseling, therapy, and psychiatry

Cost: $60 to $80 per month

Access: Text, phone, video; iOS, Android, web access


Most platforms on our list are mainly for medical concerns, but the focus at BetterHelp is squarely on providing counseling and therapy via telemedicine technologies. More than 3,100 licensed therapists are trained to work with individuals, couples, and teens, all virtually.

TeleDoc

https://www.teladoc.com/

 

Specialty: Non-urgent general medical care, primary care, mental health, specialty medical care, nutrition

Cost: $0 to $75 per visit, depending on insurance

Access: Video chat, phone; iOS, Android, web access

The service offers assistance with general care, pediatrics, preventative medicine, mental health, and more. Teledoc's on-demand service provides a high level of convenience and versatility, allowing users to connect with a doctor whenever the need arises. Doctors generally connect with a patient within 20 minutes of an initial request. 

Physicians are available 24/7 and service is offered in over 30 languages. According to the company, 92 percent of its clients have their medical issues addressed in a single call, eliminating the need for additional appointments and follow-ups for most users.

If you or a loved one are struggling with a mental health condition, contact the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline at 1-800-662-4357 for information on support and treatment facilities in your area.