Behavioral Health Integration

Behavioral Health Expert Interviews: SBIRT Alcohol & Drug Use Screening

Expert Interview - September 24, 2016
Behavioral Health Expert Interview Videos share the wealth of knowledge from experts in different topic areas around Oregon. Through these videos, others can learn about these topics and access information to improve the overall health and well-being of their patients. This video features SBIRT expert Michael Oyster, LCSW, CADC III from the Oregon Health Authority as he discusses SBIRT screening.

Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA) Program Resources External Link

Tools & Guides - September 23, 2016
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Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA) is coordinated by Mid-Valley Behavioral Care Network - an intergovernmental organization responsible for Oregon Health Plan mental health services in Linn, Marion, Polk, Tillamook and Yamhill Counties. EASA serves youth ages 12 to 25 (15-25 in Multnomah County) who have had a first episode of psychosis within the last 12 months and their families. This page offers EASA guidelines, data collection forms and other tools.

Behavioral Health Expert Interviews: Traditional Health Workers

Expert Interview - September 23, 2016
Behavioral Health Expert Interview Videos share the wealth of knowledge from experts in different topic areas around Oregon. Through these videos, others can learn about these topics and access information to improve the overall health and well-being of their patients. This video features Renee Boak, MPH, CADC I from Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare and Elva Lopez from Mosaic Medical as they discuss the roles that Traditional Health Workers play in behavioral health integration.

Behavioral Health Expert Interviews: Telehealth Services

Expert Interview - September 23, 2016
Behavioral Health Expert Interview Videos share the wealth of knowledge from experts in different topic areas around Oregon. Through these videos, others can learn about these topics and access information to improve the overall health and well-being of their patients. This video features Robert Brasted, MD and Janet Perez, LCSW from PeaceHealth Medical Group, and Michael Franz, MD from PacificSource as they discuss their work with telehealth.

Behavioral Health Expert Interviews: Behavioral Health for Older Adults

Expert Interview - September 23, 2016
Behavioral Health Expert Interview Videos share the wealth of knowledge from experts in different topic areas around Oregon. Through these videos, others can learn about these topics and access information to improve the overall health and well-being of their patients. This video features Nirmala Dhar, LCSW from the Oregon Health Authority as she discusses behavioral health integration for older adults.

Behavioral Health Expert Interviews: Psychiatric Consultation in Primary Care

Expert Interview - September 21, 2016
Behavioral Health Expert Interview Videos share the wealth of knowledge from experts in different topic areas around Oregon. Through these videos, others can learn about these topics and access information to improve the overall health and well-being of their patients. This video features Jim Phelps, MD from Samaritan Mental Health as he discusses his ongoing work with providing psychiatric consultation in primary care.

Reducing Opioid Overdose and Misuse External Link

Tools & Guides - September 19, 2016
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This page includes information about Oregon's Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Task Force, including contact information for opioid misuse and addiction services and pain management resources.

Reducing Opioid Overdose, Misuse and Dependency: A Guide for CCOs External Link

Tools & Guides - September 19, 2016
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Although opioids have a place in treating patients, health care prescribing of opioids for pain has generated an epidemic of prescription drug overdose mortality and morbidity, as well as substance use disorder and unstable pain care. Expanding on work CCOS have been doing, this guide is a resource to help CCOs develop a comprehensive approach to reducing opioid overdose, misuse, and opioid use disorder.

Behavioral Health Expert Interviews: Behavioral Health in Women's Care Settings

Expert Interview - September 16, 2016
Behavioral Health Expert Interview Videos share the wealth of knowledge from experts in different topic areas around Oregon. Through these videos, others can learn about these topics and access information to improve the overall health and well-being of their patients. This video features Kimberly Swanson, PhD from St. Charles Family Care & The Center for Women's Health as she discusses behavioral health integration in women's care.