Five Implementation Essentials for Integrating Primary Care and Wellness into Behavioral Health

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Five Implementation Essentials for Integrating Primary Care and Wellness into Behavioral Health

Tuesday, September 15, 3:00-4:30 pm Eastern/12:00-1:30 pm Pacific 

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Whether due to lack of insurance, competing daily need priorities, or negative past experiences – people with mental illnesses and addictions may face inequalities in accessing primary care services. Given the health disparities of people with serious mental illness, integrating primary care into behavioral health provides an opportunity to impact change. 

By integrating primary care and wellness programs, mental health and addiction service providers offer access to primary care and support for health prevention and promotion for the people they serve. Get tips for integrating primary care across five areas of implementation directly from SAMHSA-funded Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration providers. 

The five areas of implementation covered include:

  • Clinical model
  • Population-Based Data for Improving Health
  • Financing and sustaining services
  • Activating self-management
  • Workforce needs

 

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