Mental health is essential to improving overall health outcomes across the lifespan. Integrated care is a general term for any attempt to fully or partially blend behavioral health services with general and/or specialty medical services. By treating both the mental and physical needs of children, adolescents, and adults, we will better meet the triple aim of improved patient outcomes and satisfaction at a lower cost by addressing common, disabling and costly behavioral health problems.
Using the Collaborative Care Model for Special Populations
View APA's new learning modules that include resources and guidance on how the Collaborative Care Model can be used to treat specific populations.