FHN Offering Telepsychiatry Services

FREEPORT, Ill., — FHN is proud to offer professional, protected, and secure telepsychiatry services through FHN Family Counseling Center.

“Our patients can choose to meet with their psychiatrist in person or online through streaming video on their computer, tablet or smartphone,” said FHN Director of Behavioral Health Jennifer Aurand, PsyD. The connection is secure and meets federal requirements for protecting patient privacy.

Telepsychiatry sessions, like in-office sessions, are available by appointment. For more information, call FHN Family Counseling Center at 815-599-7300.

FHN, a not-for-profit organization with nearly 1,400 employees, is an award-winning regional healthcare system committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin. FHN Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the state’s top hospitals for safety by the Leapfrog group and Healthgrades as well as by the world’s largest, completely independent, non-profit product- and service-testing organization. FHN caregivers serve an average of 1,500 people each day across FHN’s 22 locations in 5 counties spanning northwest Illinois. Organized in 1995 as an integrated healthcare delivery system, FHN is comprised of FHN Memorial Hospital, the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center, 13 family healthcare centers offering primary and specialty medical care, hospice, occupational and chiropractic health services, dental care and outpatient mental health services. For more information about FHN, please visit www.fhn.org.

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