Free Reports

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has a new report on the Integration of Mental Health/Substance Abuse and Primary Care.

The Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Initiative. This website is a gold mine of well researched studies, case examples, tools for practice and materials for consumers, clinicians and administrators.

The World Health Organization wants everyone to know about Integrated Primary Care. See Integrating Mental Health into Primary Care: A Global Perspective.

The National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors prepared a technical manual called Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care Services: Opportunities and Challenges for State Mental Health Authorities.

The Air Force has committed to integrating behavioral health into all its health facilities. They have published a Practice Manual for Behavioral Health in Primary Care, plus Appendixes 1 and 2.

Resources for integrated care in Rural settings.

National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems has a statement of the health effects of behavioral health care.

Report of a Surgeon General’s Working Meeting On the Integration of Mental Health Services and Primary Health Care, issued 2001.