What the Academy Does
The Academy organizes the knowledge base, research, and expert insight on why and how to integrate effectively on a meaningful scale. Guided by national leaders in behavioral health integration, the Academy is recognized as an important organizing and disseminating influence in this emerging area.
The Academy Web Portal offers definitions, measures, strategies, lessons learned, and other practical wisdom for quick application to the field of integration. It also features several products the Academy developed to address the interests and goals of those trying to change health care for the better.
The Academy also supports those who are implementing medication-assisted treatment (MAT) in primary care settings. Specific objectives include:
- Providing technical assistance and support to the grantees funded by AHRQ’s Increasing Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in Rural Primary Care Practices initiative, and
- Developing and disseminating resources and information to the broader audience of providers implementing MAT in rural primary care practices.
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