Partners In Health: Mental Health, Primary Care And Substance Use Inter-Agency Collaboration Tool Kit, 2nd Edition

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Partners In Health: Mental Health, Primary Care And Substance Use Inter-Agency Collaboration Tool Kit, 2nd Edition

Description

The purpose of this tool kit is to help primary care clinics, mental health agencies, and substance abuse programs work together seamlessly, coordinating needed care for the whole person, not just a portion, for easier access, greater consumer satisfaction, and better outcomes. It was developed by the Integrated Behavioral Health Project, whose ultimate goal is to enhance access to behavioral treatment services, improve treatment outcomes for underserved populations, and reduce the stigma associated with seeking such services.

This tool kit is an update of the 2009 edition. This second edition is more current, more thorough, and has an interactive table of contents.

The tool kit includes the following:

  • Background information
  • Sample memoranda of understanding and contracts
  • Forms
  • Sample screening and evaluation instruments
  • Resources

Developer:

Integrated Behavioral Health Project (IBHP)

Funding Sources:

The California Endowment; Integrated Behavioral Health Project (IBHP); Tides

History

Release Date: 2009
Review Date: 2013
Recent Summary: June 2013
Original Summary: July 2010
Last Updated: 06/19/13

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