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.
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.
COMPASS is a collaborative care model designed to treat patients in primary care experiencing depression as well as diabetes and/or cardiovascular disease.
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.
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 explores different ways of engaging older adults in the treatment of depression.
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.
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.