River Oaks Psych


Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, Behavioral Health & Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner located in Fairlawn, OH

Telehealth services offered in Fairlawn, OH

Getting to your provider’s office can be challenging. At River Oaks Psych in Ohio, Rochelle Tatarka, APRN offers telehealth appointments conducted over a secure internet connection, making it easier for you to get the help you need. Call, text, or email River Oaks Psych to learn more about using telehealth for mental health problems. 

Telehealth Q & A

What is telehealth?

Telehealth offers convenient access to mental health treatment, so you can meet with your provider from home or another location. You can connect with your provider via your laptop, desktop, or mobile device, all you need is a secure reliable connection.

River Oaks Psych uses secure audio and video technology conforming to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which ensures patient confidentiality.

How is telehealth used in mental health care?

Telehealth is used to increase access to care for millions of people every day. Telehealth can be used to monitor, evaluate, and treat multiple mental health disorders such as:

  • Anxiety 
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • OCD, obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Personality disorders
  • Sleep disorders

You could also benefit from using telehealth to manage problems like stress, grief, anger, low self-esteem, trauma, and other challenging issues.

What are the benefits of telehealth?

Telehealth is an alternative to visiting your provider at River Oaks Psych in person. It's beneficial for numerous reasons, including:

  • Convenience
  • Accessilbilty
  • Infection control
  • Saves time
  • Saves money
  • No need for transportation
  • No need to miss work for appointments
  • No need for child care for appointments

It is important for patients to know and understand the risks, limitations, and benefits of telehealth.

Telehealth risks and limitations include:

  • Limiting comprehensive assessments
  • Not being seen in person may limit the ability to address all issues
  • Audio and visual may not be clear
  • Internet and electronic connections may be lost 
  • Internet services may be down and appointments will need re-scheduled
  • Security breaches
  • Some screenings may not be completed via telehealth
  • Regulatory limitations

Call, text or email River Oaks Psych today for a telehealth or in person appointment.