The AIMS Center is developing an online registry designed to facilitate delivery of effective, evidence-based integrated mental health at school-based health clinics and to track student mental health data alongside academic data provided by the Seattle Public School district.
MHIP helps low income or safety net populations throughout the state of Washington by integrating high quality mental health treatment into primary care settings using collaborative care.
CHAMP (Collaborating to Heal Opioid Addiction and Mental Health in Primary Care) is a NIMH-funded clinical trial that will test whether collaborative care addressing both mental health conditions and co-occurring opioid use disorder can improve patient lives.
Poor mental health is a major public health issue, affecting millions of people in their pursuit to lead optimal emotional, social, and professional lives. For example, depression and anxiety can worsen other medical conditions, often doubling overall healthcare costs, and resulting in a staggering loss of productivity at work and in the home. In underserved rural areas in Washington and Alaska, a severe shortage of mental health providers compounds these problems.
The AIMS Center is partnering with Premera to support up to 30 clinics in rural Washington and Alaska to expand access to evidence-based mental health treatment. Selected clinics will receive up to $245,000 over 15 months to defray participation costs.
In partnership with Healthier Washington, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) launched The Practice Transformation Support Hub (Hub). The Hub is a 2.5-year project that will provide WA State practices with the training, coaching, technical assistance, and tools needed to achieve the goals of integrating physical and behavioral health services, moving from volume to value-based services, and improving population health through clinical community linkages.
Montefiore Medical Center's Bronx B-HIP aims to improve care for both pediatric and adult patients with a variety of behavioral health conditions through implementation of the Collaborative Care model.
BHIP uses collaborative care to bring mental health treatment into UW Neighborhood Clinics, a system of primary care clinics located throughout greater Seattle.
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.
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.