This brief from Alameda County Care Connect and Bright Research Group details lessons and best practices learned from a pilot complex care intervention for high utilizers of psychiatric emergency services in Alameda County. The pilot convened monthly case conferences with a diverse group of providers from the psychiatric emergency system, County Health Care Service Agency,...

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People with severe mental disorders have a 10-20 year reduction in life expectancy compared to the general population, with the majority of deaths attributable to physical health conditions. This set of guidelines from the World Health Organization outline recommendations for management of physical health conditions and behaviors that constitute risk factors for non-communicable diseases, including...

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This Office Hours session featured Eric Martin, Director of the MetroPlus Association of Addiction Peer Professionals and trainer and supervisor of the 4th Dimension Youth Recovery Club and Peer Support Program, as well as Tony Vezina, Executive Director & Co-Founder of the 4th Dimension Youth Recovery Club and Peer Support Program. Addiction and substance use disorders...

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This publication in The Journal of Rural Health focuses on the approaches to task sharing within community health worker and primary care provider roles and the impact on mental healthcare. The publication highlights how provider education, supervision, and partnerships with local communities can support task sharing. Findings suggest task sharing may improve reach and effectiveness...

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