Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Common behavioral health conditions like depression and anxiety are a barrier to a healthy, productive life. Treatment most often occurs in primary care but integrating mental health into primary care requires practice change for an entire treatment team to deliver evidence-based care.
- We translate research into real world settings through training, implementation coaching, and materials that support primary care clinics and other medical settings integrating behavioral health services into their practice.
- We develop and disseminate a variety of tools and resources designed to promote effective behavioral health integration in a wide range of settings.
- We research approaches designed to improve the reach and effectiveness of behavioral health services integrated into primary care and other medical settings.
Diane Powers, MA, MBA
Co-Director, AIMS Center