Integrating Behavioral Health

Many community health centers have worked to integrate their mental health and behavioral health services with their medical care services.  Identifying and effectively treating mental health and substance abuse issues is essential to providing the whole-person care expected of medical homes.

National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, Behavioral Health/Primary Care Integration in the Person-Centered Healthcare Home (2009)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Integrating Mental Health Treatment into the Patient Centered Medical Home  (2010)

Yeung A, et al. Culturally sensitive collaborative treatment for depressed Chinese Americans in primary care. Am J Public Health (2010)100: 2397-2402

SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions, Screening Tools

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