Webinar: How to Integrate Primary Care into a Behavioral Health Setting: Lessons Learned from the SAMSHA Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration Program

Friday, September 26, 1:30 pm-3:00pm Eastern/10:30 am-12:00pm Pacific

Register for free at: https://goto.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1043237 

The majority of people living with serious mental illness and/or addiction also have a chronic physical illness. To better support and improve the health of this population, behavioral health organizations around the country are integrating primary care and wellness services. Join this webinar to gain practical tips and hear lessons learned from SAMHSA Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration (PBHCI) grantees - behavioral health organizations who have taken on the task of integrating primary care into their services – and what outcomes they have already acheived. Learn concrete strategies from PBHCI grantees for what works and what adjustments to expect along the way. 

Takeaways:

  • Strategies to address the clinical, financial, and operational needs to successfully integrate primary care and wellness
  • The importance of data collection – both at an individual and population level – as well as continuous quality improvement
  • Key wellness activities
  • Resources which can help further the development of health care integration initiatives
  • Outcomes of a national evaluation of PBHCI

Closed Captioning Available Upon Request