This project hopes to gain valuable insight about how to best care for depressed mothers, especially in clinics serving low-income populations.
Poor mental health is a major public health issue that robs millions of people of their chance to lead healthy and productive lives. Depression alone doubles overall healthcare costs, worsens other medical conditions, and results in a staggering loss of productivity at work. In underserved rural areas in the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) region, a severe shortage of mental health providers compounds these problems.
COMPASS is a collaborative care model designed to treat patients in primary care experiencing depression as well as diabetes and/or cardiovascular disease.
TEAMcare was a randomized controlled trial designed to test collaborative care strategies in managing depression, diabetes, and coronary heart disease in primary care.
A large number of women receive their routine care in obstetrics-gynecology (OB-GYN) clinics, including a disproportionate percentage of low-income and minority women. For many of these women, OB-GYNs are the only provider they see on a regular basis.
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.
A trial comparing stepped care via phone to usual care for military personnel with PTSD and depression.
The AIMS Center developed a series of six modules designed to introduce a psychiatrist to the practice of primary care psychiatry with a special focus on the role of a psychiatrist functioning as part of a Collaborative Care team.
The AIMS Center developed a custom software system to support Dr. Kathleen Myers’ Children's ADHD Telemental Health Treatment Study. Myers’ research project is the first large randomized clinical trial to examine the effectiveness of telemental health as a service delivery model.
To help build Kenya’s mental health infrastructure and research capacity, UW faculty are providing in-person training and on-going mentorship to University of Nairobi faculty and postgraduates as well as assisting with the development of a Mental Health Resource Center.