Depression & Anxiety Telehealth

Online Urgent Care in Georgia

Attention Georgia Residents Battling Depression & Anxiety: The Game-Changing Telehealth Solution Is Here!

Telemedicine has become an increasingly popular option for treating depression & anxiety, offering several advantages. Here’s how it works and some of its benefits:

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How Telemedicine Treats Depression:

Remote Therapy Sessions:

Patients can have therapy sessions with licensed mental health professionals via video conferencing, phone calls, or messaging platforms.

Medication Management:

Psychiatrists can evaluate symptoms and prescribe medications remotely, monitoring progress through follow-up appointments.

Access to Support Groups:

Online support groups and forums provide a sense of community and understanding among individuals facing similar challenges.


Eliminates travel time and allows individuals in remote areas or with mobility issues to access care.

Benefits of Telemedicine for Depression Treatment:

Increased Accessibility:

Especially beneficial for those in rural or underserved areas, where mental health services might be scarce.

Reduced Stigma: Some people feel more comfortable seeking help for mental health issues remotely, minimizing the fear of social stigma.


Regular remote check-ins can help maintain treatment consistency, leading to better outcomes.

Flexible Scheduling:

Patients can often schedule appointments more easily, fitting sessions into their daily lives.

However, there are some limitations to consider:

Technology Barriers:

Not everyone has reliable internet access or the necessary technology for video calls.

Lack of Personal Connection:

Some individuals prefer face-to-face interaction with their therapist.

Emergency Situations:

In crises, remote treatment might be less immediate than in-person care.

Telemedicine is a valuable tool in treating depression, offering convenience and accessibility. It’s essential to weigh its benefits against the individual’s needs and preferences for effective treatment.

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Keep in mind a few important points:

Laws and Regulations: Telemedicine regulations and laws may vary by location. Ensure that telemedicine is permitted for medication refills in your area and that your healthcare provider is authorized to prescribe medications remotely.

Insurance Coverage: Check with your insurance provider to see if they cover telemedicine services for medication refills.

Emergency Situations: In some cases, especially in emergencies or for certain controlled substances, an in-person visit may be required by law before a prescription refill.

Telemedicine offers convenience and accessibility, but it’s crucial to have an established relationship with a healthcare provider who understands your medical history before seeking medication refills through this method.

Here’s How You Win with Us


Instant Access

Click on our site, book your spot, and voila! We're ready for you 24/7.


Virtual Consultations That Feel Real

Hop onto a secure video call with our top-notch doctors and nurses. It's like having a medical team in your pocket.


Diagnosis and Action Plan

Think it's strep throat? We’ll guide you to the next steps, including getting that all-important throat swab.

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Prescriptions and Ongoing Care

Need meds? We’ll shoot them over to your pharmacy. And we stick with you – follow-up consultations are part of the deal.

Why You Should Jump on This Bandwagon


Convenience Is King

Forget the travel and waiting. We bring healthcare to your screen.

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Save Time, Live Better

Our consultations are quick, efficient, and get you back to life faster.

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Top-Notch Medical Team

We’ve got the best in the biz, ready to take on your healthcare challenges.


Privacy? Absolutely

Your info is locked down tight with our HIPAA-compliant tech.

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Great care shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg. We’re affordable and work with many insurance plans.

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Our Promise to You

We’re not just offering a service; we’re revolutionizing how Georgians tackle strep throat. Our aim? To give you fast, effective, top-quality care, wherever you are.

Need More Info About How We Can Help You Feel Better From a Potential Strep Throat Condition? Reach out now!

How Do Virtual Visits Work?

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1. Click the Schedule
a Virtual Visit Button

You will have to choose an available date and time.

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2. Complete the Patient Registration

You will receive an email confirmation.

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3. Start Your Visit

You will receive a text message with a link to join the visit. You may also join the visit through the email confirmation as well.

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Ready to be seen

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Our Patient Portal gives you secure online access to your health information

Patient Portal is a secure, convenient, and easy-to-use website that gives you round-the-clock access to your health information. View labs, medications, and immunization records. Get reminders. Exchange messages with your doctor. Stay informed and take charge of your health!

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Online health access on your smartphone

Access your health record with the healowTM smartphone app. Along with the features you get with our Patient Portal, the healow app can manage multiple accounts (all family members), set medication and appointment reminders, and use trackers to help manage health. The healow app is a secure and convenient way to manage what’s important and puts YOU in control of your health. 

Healow is available free on the Apple app store and Google Play store.

Our Specialties

Urgent Care


American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Board Certified

Meet Our Provider

Charles Kitchens, NP-C is the founder and CEO of Advanced Practice Telemedicine. He began his career as an Advanced Practice Provider in 2014 after obtaining a Masters Degree from Georgia College and State University. He furthered his career as a Nurse Practitioner by practicing in the Emergency Room at Spalding Regional Hospital. There he served as the Lead Advanced Practice Provider for over 5 years. 

Charles has been successfully practicing in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care since 2014. As an advocate for universal healthcare, he founded Advanced Practice Telemedicine, LLC. Our focus continues to be inspired through telehealth and we are constantly taking new patients.

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Frequently Asked Questions

You can join the virtual visit by using a computer, tablet, or smartphone (iphone or android) devices.

Normally 10 minutes or less depending on the reason for visit.

We accept most major healthcare insurances. Please check with your carrier to see if you qualify.

No insurance? No problem. We also offer a low self pay rate of $125 per visit.

Yes.  Advanced Practice Telemedicine takes pride in protecting our patient’s privacy. That is why  our virtual visits are not recorded. All information provided is protected through our website encrypted security.


Nia Anderson
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This was the most convenient and quickest urgent care service that I ever had, right at my leisure I was able to be seen virtually and prescribed for treatment in literally 30 minutes. Charles Kitchens NP-C was very professional and the service was very efficient. This definitely beats waiting hours at an on site urgent care.
Cynthia Michota
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Very efficient and great follow-up.
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NP Charles Kitchens business, Advanced Practice Telemedicine is very convenient, appointment set up was easy, and NP Kitchens was great- conscise and knowledgeable. Wonderful alternative to sitting in a waiting room specifically during this time of COVID. Recommend 💯.
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The best! Quick and seamless. Thank you for providing an amazing service from start to finish. I would highly recommend. 💯
Diago Simpson
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Very fast response and very knowledgeable. I will definitely be coming back.
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Very professional and the site was so easy to use!

Can you get anxiety meds through telemedicine?

Yes, you can obtain anxiety medications through telemedicine by consulting with a licensed healthcare provider who can prescribe them based on your evaluation and needs.

Can you get depression medication online?

Yes, you can access depression medication online through telemedicine, with a prescription from a qualified healthcare professional following an evaluation.

Can telehealth prescribe Xanax?

Telehealth can prescribe Xanax if a licensed healthcare provider deems it necessary after a virtual consultation and evaluation of your condition.

Can you get prescribed Xanax through telemedicine?

Yes, you can be prescribed Xanax through telemedicine by a licensed healthcare provider who determines it’s appropriate for your anxiety-related needs.

Can telehealth doctors prescribe Benzos?

Telehealth doctors may prescribe benzodiazepines (Benzos) after evaluating your condition and determining that they are the appropriate treatment.

Can you get Ativan through telemedicine?

Yes, you can obtain Ativan through telemedicine by consulting with a licensed healthcare provider who can prescribe it based on your evaluation and medical history.