Many older adults are reluctant to seek depression treatment yet may participate in community-based programs or have close relationships with family and friends. This project will explore different ways of engaging older adults in the treatment of depression.
A trial comparing stepped care via phone to usual care for military personnel with PTSD and depression.
The AIMS Center is partnering with Santa Clara County Mental Health Department of California to provide training and implementation coaching in support of their Collaborative Care Initiative for depression, anxiety, and PTSD in several FQHC's, FQHC look-alikes, and county public health clinics.
The Get Well/Stay Well project is meant to address the multiple issues of senior patients and serve as a training ground for osteopathic residents to learn how to do Collaborative Care, providing the AIMS Center with a new opportunity to develop and deliver training to PCP residents.
In the largest treatment trial for depression to date, a team of researchers led by Dr. Jürgen Unützer followed 1,801 depressed, older adults from 18 diverse primary care clinics across the United States for two years.
UW psychiatrists are providing consultations and prescription reviews to Medicaid providers in Wyoming, a state with a severe shortage of specialists. Consultations focus on complex cases and clinical reviews are aimed at patients needing particular attention.
This project examines variations between rural and urban access to substance abuse treatment services and the extent to which it may affect patient-level clinical outcomes.
The Care Coordination Collaborative (CCC) brings together teams from safety net health plans, primary care, mental health, substance use disorder and/or social service agencies in California to develop processes to coordinate care for shared patients/clients and to provide services.
DIAMOND is an ongoing collaborative effort of 9 health plans, 25 medical groups, and over 80 primary care clinics in Minnesota to implement and study integrated care for depression based on the IMPACT model of depression care.
Older Mexican American and white non-Hispanic men are undertreated for depression. This project is trying to understand why.