Behavioral health integration in physician practices
A large portion of Americans affected by mental illness are still not receiving the care they need, and the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to only exacerbate such problems. The integration of behavioral and physical health care is more important than ever as the Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) Collaborative works to increase access to essential treatment.
March 26, 2021: Advocacy Update other news
Last day to apply for BHI collaborative outreach brief and more in the latest other news in Advocacy Update.
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Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of Oct. 12, 2020
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Why collaboration’s key to help patients access mental health care
New initiative from the AMA and other of the nation’s leading physician organizations offers doctor-tested resources to address behavioral health needs exacerbated by the pandemic.
Physician collaboration to accelerate behavioral health integration
AMA and specialty societies join forces to support physician working to integrate mental health care into overall health care.
COVID-19 intensifies need for mental health care services
As reports come in about the pandemic’s effect on mental health, integrating behavioral health care will be key to increasing access to essential treatment.
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