2022 California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies (CBHA) Conference

Integration of Naloxone Distribution in a Federally Qualified Health Center

As the opioid epidemic has become a growing public health crisis in New York and the greater United States, it is incumbent upon health care centers to expand our ability to treat those in need. As of one the largest Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) in New York State, providing integrated...

Integrated Treatment Model for Medication Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders

Individuals with substance use disorder have high rates of co-occurring medical disorders and are many times more likely to experience serious conditions such as heart disease, cirrhosis of the liver, and pulmonary disease than individuals without substance use disorders. Additionally, individuals...

Integrating Mental Health Services in a Primary Care Setting for Veterans

When it comes to the treatment of military veterans, often one provider just isn’t enough. This particular population, which faces disproportionately higher rates of mental illness than others, can benefit greatly from integrative and collaborative treatment by a mental health clinician, in...

Integrated Settings: An Opportunity for Advancing the Care of Patients at Risk for Suicide

The integration of primary care and behavioral health affords settings the ability to better identify and manage patients at risk for suicide. Each year in the United States 35,000 people die by suicide, a large majority of whom are not engaged in the mental health system and who saw their primary...