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News Topic: Integrated Behavioral Health

Innovative Behavioral Health Partnerships

Partnerships between behavioral health providers and other organizations that provide health services – like primary care, social services, and criminal justice agencies – can be a powerful and effective way to get people the behavioral health services they need. However, creating new partnerships between organizations with separate missions and structures can be challenging. Finding and … Continued

2021 Integrated Behavioral Health Summit

On Dec 7-8, 2021, we hosted the virtual 2021 Integrated Behavioral Health Summit for our grantees participating in the Integrated Behavioral Health Initiative. The event agenda featured keynotes, panels, workshops, and breakout sessions on topics including collaborative care, the behavioral health crisis system, and successful partnerships in rural communities. You can watch recordings of each … Continued

Sustaining & Expanding Integrated Care in Montana

This week, in partnership with the National Council for Behavioral Health, we released a report that gives recommendations for how integrated care can be sustained and expanded in Montana. The Montana Healthcare Foundation’s Integrated Behavioral Health Initiative is transforming the standard of care for primary care providers and patients in Montana. We commissioned the National … Continued

The Integrated Behavioral Health Initiative Update

At a typical primary care visit, medical providers routinely screen for common illnesses like high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol. Until recently, though, it was less common for primary care providers to screen or offer treatment for common behavioral health issues like depression, anxiety, and substance use disorders. Considering that mental illness and substance … Continued

2019 Integrated Behavioral Health Summit

The 2019 Integrated Behavioral Health Summit will be held on September 23-24 in Bozeman. Registration now open.

Why We Support Integrated Behavioral Health

Learn from MHCF Program Director Scott Malloy more about why the Foundation is supporting Integrated Behavioral Health and what our core strategies are.

Integrated Behavioral Health Initiative

Announcing a new, statewide initiative to support better health care for people with who have a combination of medical problems, mental illness, and/or addiction.