Collaborative Care for Substance Use Disorders

The collaborative care model is designed to increase access to mental health care by treating common conditions in primary care settings, which are often the front lines for diagnosing depression, anxiety, and PTSD. In light of the growing demand for treatment of substance use disorders, we explore the potential impact of the collaborative care model, since substance use disorders are also often first identified in a primary care setting.

You can learn more about substance use disorders and medication-assisted treatment at https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/addiction. Information about the Providers’ Clinical Support System for Medication Assisted Treatment is at www.pcssmat.org.

Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by Providers’ Clinical Support System for Medication Assisted Treatment (1U79TI026556) from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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