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Behavioral health conditions are expected to increase and worsen as a result of COVID-19. According to a survey conducted by the American Psychiatric Association, 36% of respondents said that COVID-19 is "seriously affecting their mental health" and most (59%) said it's having a serious impact on their daily life (1). Primary care is likely to see many of these patients. 

The AIMS Caseload Tracker is a secure web-based registry for managing behavioral health caseloads in integrated care settings. It is used alongside your Electronic Health Record to provide powerful tracking and reporting functions:

The APA's 7-module, 2-part training course, developed in partnership with the AIMS Center, trains psychiatrists in Collaborative Care psychiatric consultation.

The APA's 7-module, 2-part training course, developed in partnership with the AIMS Center, trains psychiatrists in Collaborative Care psychiatric consultation.

The PHQ-9 is a depression scale consisting of nine questions. The PHQ-9 can be used as a tool for diagnosing depression as well as for monitoring the patient’s treatment.

A comprehensive description of the duties, responsibilites and typical workload of a psychiatric consultant.

Use this worksheet to create a shared vision for a new Collaborative Care program, or to revisit the purpose of an existing one.

It is increasingly common for behavioral health providers to be asked to engage patients and conduct visits by videoconferencing or other HIPAA-compliant technology. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology defines synchronous telehealth visits as "two-way audiovisual link[s] between a patient and a care provider" (Healthit.gov, 2017). This handout includes some tips for behavioral health providers to consider when conducting synchronous telehealth visits. 

Five reasons why collaborative care is beneficial to primary care providers and their patients.

Use this checklist to help you think about your organization's ability to successfully implement integrated care.

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