How would we react if only 1 out of 10 people with cancer saw a doctor trained in that specialty? That’s where we are in mental health care — but collaborative primary care models have the power to change that.
Improving access to mental health care and integrating it with physical health care is essential to truly realize better whole-person care for individual patients and populations.
Messaging System Helps Caregivers Keep Tabs on Growing Number of Patients with Substance Use Disorder
Article by Jordan Feltes, Michael Push & Avik Som
One behavioral health provider pilots cost-effective outreach to patients with SUD that checks up on their recovery, triages needs, and facilitates communication.
This is national trauma — we have so much morbidity from mental health and illness, and yet it’s the system we’ve designed.
Talk by Rebecca Onie
We’ve created a health care system where asking a patient “Are you hungry?” is so far outside the boundaries of what counts as health care that we fail or forget to ask altogether.
Talk by Tyler Norris
Changing the conversation from “What’s the matter with you?” to “What matters to you?”
Insights Report by Sandra Gittlen
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members call for integration of mental and behavioral health services with primary care.
Interview by Navina Evans & Mary Jane Kornacki
Listen to the whingers — if 50 people are complaining about the same thing, something is going on that you should address.
Article by Sachin H. Jain & Craig Samitt
CareMore offers an early look at its program built on the premise that human interaction and engagement can have a positive impact on the lives of our lonely elders.
By neglecting mental and behavioral health, our society has made it virtually impossible to succeed in holistic health, and thus to improve health outcomes.