Integrated Behavioral Health Resources

The resources and reports below were produced by the National Council for Behavioral Health for those interested in incorporating behavioral health into primary care services.


Primary Care Setting Behavioral Health Billing Codes

FQHC Behavioral Health Billing Codes

Six Levels of Collaboration: SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions provides frameworks for Levels of Integrated Healthcare to help improve the integration efforts for primary and behavioral healthcare provider organizations. This may be used for planning, financing, assessment, and engagement.

Montana Road Map to Success: Use your core staff to complete this roadmap to success to reach your end goal of integration.

Four Quadrant Model: National Council for Behavioral Health developed the Four Quadrant Model to describe the levels of integration and is used to measure a site’s level of integration. This Model can also help a community identify where there might be gaps in their service array.

Health Homes: How are health homes different from patient-centered medical homes


Integrating Physical and Behavioral Health: Strategies for Overcoming Legal Barriers to Health Information Exchange

Lexicon for Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration: Concepts and Definitions Developed by Expert Consensus (Full Report | Executive Summary)

Creating A Culture of Whole Health: Recommendations for Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care

Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care: An Actionable Framework for Advancing Integrated Care

Evolving Models of Behavioral Health Integration: Evidence Update 2010-2015 (Full ReportExecutive Summary)

Best Practices in Integrated Behavioral Health: Identifying and Implementing Core Components

Trends in Emergency Department Visits Involving Mental and Substance Use Disorders, 2006-2013