Federal government

Social Innovation Fund: Healthy Futures

 

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.

TEAMcare

TEAMcare was a randomized controlled trial designed to test collaborative care strategies in managing depression, diabetes, and coronary heart disease in primary care.

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