Describes innovative strategies that the six Project LAUNCH grantees funded from 2010-2015 used to improve outcomes for children, families and communities.
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Outlines strategies to enhance pediatric mental health at both the community level and in individual pediatric practices. The report also provides clinical algorithms to guide primary care clinicians through the process of implementing mental health care into a pediatric practice.
Examines the landscape for mental health service delivery to children, including a discussion of the role of federal and state agencies, as well as public and private insurance.
State efforts to ensure that Medicaid beneficiaries have access to integrated care, however, are hindered by a fragmented behavioral health system that is administered and regulated by multiple state agencies and levels of government, and by purchasing models that segregate behavioral health serv...
Examines five promising approaches currently underway in Medicaid to better integrate physical and behavioral health care.
Synthesizes key points from a meeting convened by Grantmakers in Health focused on improving the children’s health care system by better integrating oral and mental health services into primary care.
Advances an approach to children’s mental health that applies public health concepts to efforts that support children’s mental health and development.
Discusses how (1) pediatric primary care clinicians will play an increasingly important role in promoting the social-emotional health of children and providing treatment—or serving as an entry point to specialty treatment—for children and adolescents who have mental health and substance abuse pro...