Behavioral health and physical health are inter-related and providing behavioral health care in a primary medical care setting can reduce stigma and discrimination, be cost effective and lead to improved patient outcomes.
Programs to improve access and foster the integration of behavioral health in primary care include:
The following is a H R S A flash movie. The movie contains a link to http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/ where you can search for health centers by location.
Reimbursement of Mental Health Services in Primary Care Settings (PDF - 1.6 MB) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Compendium of Primary Care and Mental Health Integration Activities across Various Participating Federal Agencies (PDF - 136 KB) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration