Trauma can increase the risk of health, social, and emotional problems. Despite the high prevalence of patients with a past history of trauma, few clinics or Collaborative Care teams have a protocol for addressing it. These three tips can help clinicians safely and effectively discuss the trauma history of their patients during their initial assessment.
This study shows that military veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder and living in rural areas improved their clinical outcomes using a telemedicine Collaborative Care model.
STEPS-UP (Stepped Enhancement of PTSD Services Using Primary Care) is the first randomized effectiveness trial of behavioral and mental health within the US Military Health System.
Describes participants’ experiences with training on, and implementation of, a Collaborative Care mental health approach for treating depression and anxiety in postdisaster New Orleans.
Based partly on team care models developed at the University of Washington, REACH NOLA trained primary care professionals, case managers, psychologists, and social workers to work together to make cognitive behavioral therapy available in their communities.