C7. Mental Health Integration Programs*

Relevant Functional Domains from the Integration Framework: 

Developer: 

Mental Health Integration Program

Purpose: 

The Mental Health Integration Program in Washington is a statewide, patient-centered, integrated program serving clients with medical, mental health, and substance abuse needs. The program provides high-quality mental health screening and treatment and an evidence- and outcome-based model of collaborative stepped care to treat common mental disorders. 

Date: 

January 2008

Relevant submeasures: 

None

Format/data source: 

Clinician information

Development and testing: 

Started as a pilot in two counties in January 2008, the program expanded statewide in November 2009 and has served nearly 25,000 clients.

Past or validated applications: 

  • Setting: Community health center
  • Population: Community health center
  • Level of evaluation: Group of health care professionals

Sources: 

Mental Health Integration Program (MHIP), Oregon Health and Science University.

Notes: 

For additional information please contact:

Erin Hafer, M.P.H

Community Health Plan of Washington

206-613-5022

e-mail Erin.hafer@chpw.org