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Have you seen the first...

Have you seen the first-ever Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health? The report presents what is known about substance misuse as well as suggestions for action among key stakeholders, including individuals and families, educators, health care professionals, health care systems, researchers, and more. https://addiction.surgeongeneral.gov

Join me in welcoming our...

Join me in welcoming our new members of the National Integration Academy Council (NIAC):

James Berry, DO
Mark Duncan, MD
Andrea Hayes, RN, MPH
Noah Nesin, MD

The NIAC members represent diverse areas of content expertise, experience, and approach to integrating behavioral health and primary care, and advise the Academy on strategic initiatives. Learn more about our experts here: https://integrationacademy.ahrq.gov/about-us/academy-team/niac-bios

Have you created your...

Have you created your vision for integration? What if any obstacles did you encounter?

Be sure to check out the...

Be sure to check out the Academy's new Integration Playbook! The interactive guide includes tools, resources, and real world examples for integrating behavioral health in primary and ambulatory care settings. The Playbook is available at https://integrationacademy.ahrq.gov/playbook.

Hello and welcome new...

Hello and welcome new Community members! Thank you for joining. We hope that you find this community helpful and a great platform to connect with others who are dedicated to integrated healthcare! Take some time to poke around, join a group or maybe start a discussion here in Community buzz.

"Welcome to the Academy Community"

States Promote Integrated...

States Promote Integrated Care for Individuals with Opioid Dependency - Check out this new and notable item on the Academy Portal 1.usa.gov/1WZPQeM

What challenges did your...

What challenges did your practice face in obtaining data for quality improvement, and how did you overcome them?

What data collection tools...

What data collection tools have been most useful to your practice?

How does your organization...

How does your organization educate patients and families about integrated behavioral health services?

How did you promote a...

How did you promote a collaborative team environment?

What startup activities...

What startup activities were most challenging for your organization?

How has your practice...

How has your practice expanded integration programs over time?

NIAC member Parinda Khatri...

NIAC member Parinda Khatri briefly discusses why embedding behavioral health providers into primary care facilities is key: http://youtu.be/n64CWDGZ2Zc

How did you overcome and...

How did you overcome and address challenges?

Let's discuss some of the...

Let's discuss some of the opportunities and challenges encountered in the integration implementation process.

What challenges would you...

What challenges would you like help with?