Our Projects

The Care Coordination Collaborative (CCC) brings together teams from safety net health plans, primary care, mental health, substance use disorder and/or social service agencies in California to develop processes to coordinate care for shared patients/clients and to provide services.
The New York State Office of Mental Health selected 19 Delivery System Reform Incentive Program clinics to participate in a year-long learning network where clinics are encouraged to build relationships and learn from one another throughout training from the AIMS Center and Qualis Health.
This research project combined IMPACT depression care management with an existing diabetes care management program for low income predominantly Spanish-speaking Latinos.
To help build Kenya’s mental health infrastructure and research capacity, UW faculty are providing in-person training and on-going mentorship to University of Nairobi faculty and postgraduates as well as assisting with the development of a Mental Health Resource Center.
In partnership with Healthier Washington, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) launched The Practice Transformation Support Hub (Hub). The Hub is a 2.5-year project that will provide WA State practices with the training, coaching, technical assistance, and tools needed to achieve the...
The AIMS Center provided training and coaching to five primary care organizations in Texas to implement integrated care for the two mental health conditions most commonly encountered in primary care: depression and anxiety disorders. The implementation is using a patient registry (CMTS) to track...
This project examines variations between rural and urban access to substance abuse treatment services and the extent to which it may affect patient-level clinical outcomes.
St. Luke’s Health System plans to implement proven integrated behavioral health strategies, including a collaborative care program, to treat common behavioral health conditions more effectively.  This implementation will begin with a pilot in three clinics in spring 2017 and two clinics in fall...
A cutting edge research project designed to guide clinicians through problem-solving treatment (PST) options based on data mined from the original IMPACT trial.
A pilot program attempting to determine whether integrated mental health care can be effective given the unique challenges faced by primary care clinics in Alaska.
The AIMS Center is partnering with Premera to support up to 30 clinics in rural Washington and Alaska to expand access to evidence-based mental health treatment. Selected clinics will receive up to $245,000 over 15 months to defray participation costs.   
Jürgen Unützer was part of an expert panel that developed ideas of how Collaborative Care could be structured to help care for children with ADHD.
UW psychiatrists are providing consultations and prescription reviews to Medicaid providers in Wyoming, a state with a severe shortage of specialists. Consultations focus on complex cases and clinical reviews are aimed at patients needing particular attention.
CHAMP (Collaborating to Heal Opioid Addiction and Mental Health in Primary Care) is a NIMH-funded research study that will test whether Collaborative Care addressing both mental health conditions and co-occurring opioid use disorder can improve patient lives. 

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