Our Projects

In the largest treatment trial for depression to date, a team of researchers led by Dr. Jürgen Unützer followed 1,801 depressed, older adults from 18 diverse primary care clinics across the United States for two years.
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.
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.
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.
The Care Coordination Collaborative (CCC) brings together teams from safety net health plans, primary care, mental health, substance use disorder and/or social service agencies in California to develop processes to coordinate care for shared patients/clients and to provide services.
Jürgen Unützer edits a monthly column that explores the joys, challenges, and limitations of practicing integrated, or collaborative, care.
Jürgen Unützer is a member of a task force that is examining reform options for the State of Washington's adult behavioral health system.
Jürgen Unützer co-directs this group aimed to address gaps in the implementation of effective global mental health interventions.
Jürgen Unützer serves as a member of this multi-year effort to develop guidelines for essential mental health services in developing countries.
A high-profile initiative that aims to promote and facilitate innovation in the delivery of healthcare around the globe.