Comorbid medical and behavioral health issues are a significant burden driving poor outcomes and high costs. Patients with behavioral health issues are better able to manage their chronic medical condition when their behavioral health issues are treated. Provider organizations realize to achieve the Triple Aim without an integrated behavioral health strategy is virtually impossible. Although there are many challenges to integration, several models are emerging and are demonstrating success.
IHI 90-Day R&D Project Fianl Summary Report: Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care. Cambridge, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; March 2014.IHI 90 Day R&D
This website, developed by the Center for Health Care Strategies, providesresources from trauma-informed care leaders across the countryto help improve patient outcomes, increase patient and staff resilience, and reduce avoidable health care service use and costs.
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Established in 2001, the University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center (UMDC) is the first of its kind devoted entirely to bringing depression into the mainstream of medical research, translational care, education, and public policy.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.
Example of an SDOH screening tool for a pediatric practice. This SDOH tool has been modified for a pediatric practice. SIM practices please note; SIM PCMH Initiative is not requiring use of this specific tool. SIM MDHHS encourages providers to adapt the adult SDOH tool to meet the needs of the practice’s patient population, ensuring alignment with the domains. MDHHS will review the practice’s SDOH tool upon request. If you wish to have an SDOH tool reviewed by MDHSS, please submit the tool to MDHHS-SIMPCMH@michigan.gov mailbox. Please see the SIM PCMH Initiative Participation Guide to access the SDOH screening tool and the intent; click here.