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Behavioral Health

Overview

Behavioral health integration supports the overall well-being of a person by incorporating mental health, substance abuse and medical diagnosis in a holistic approach. This integration of health yields many benefits.  Some include population health, performance improvement, quality of life and cost savings. To learn more, please contact your Quality Improvement Advisor and check out the list of resources below. 

Resources

National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI Website Home Page (Link)
Warning Signs (Link)
Mental Health Conditions (Link)
Health by Numbers (Link)
Treatment (Link)
Support Groups for Persons and Families (Link)
Fact Sheets and Infographics (Link)
Public Policy (Link)
Ways to get Involved (Link)
Blogs (Link)
Educational Classes (Link)

All resources available in English and Spanish.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - Health Resource Service Administration (HRSA) Center for Integrated Health Solutions

SAMHSA HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions Home Page (Link)
Screening Tools (Link)
Tobacco Cessation (Link)
Integration Edge (Link)
Health Information Technology (Link)
Mental Health First Aid, Wellness Strategies, Stress Management, Consumer Engagement, etc. (Link)
Motivational Interviewing (Link)
Integrated Care Models (Link)

AMA STEPSforward

AMA STEPSforward Home Page (Link)
Behavioral Health Integration into Ambulatory Practice (Link)
Adopting Telemedicine in Practice (Link)

Integrated Care

Resources for Integrated Care Home Page (Link)
Resource Library full of Webinars, Education and Tools related to Integration of Populations in Care (Link)
Behavioral Health Integration Capacity Assessment Tool (Link)
Resources for Behavioral Health Focused Integration (Link)
Disability-Competent Care Self-Assessment Tool (Link)
Cultural Competency Resources (Link)
Communicating with HCBS Providers (Link)
Care Transition Toolkit for Co-Occurring Conditions (Link)
Tools for Self-Management (Link)
Tip Sheets for Treating Mental Health and Serious Medical Health Conditions (Link)

Some resources available in English and Spanish.

Health IT Analytics

Health IT Analytics Home Page (Link)
Communities Tackle Opioid Abuse with EHR's, Population Health (Link)
Social Determinants of Health Impact Population Wellness (Link)
Medicare and Mental Health Disparities Impact Ethnic Minorities (Link)
Mental Healthcare Disparities Impacting Population Health (Link)

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