Behavioral Health Community Collaborations

The AHA provides a list of links to behavioral health resources.

AHA Publications

New Mexico Psychiatrists, Police Collaborate on Behavioral Health H&HN (October 3, 2017)

Why Hospitals Are Housing the Homeless H&HN (January 5, 2017)

Military hospital’s wild garden puts nature’s healing effects to the test Health Facilities Management (November 8, 2016)

NYC Health + Hospitals Backs Residences for Mental Health Patients H&HN (September 26, 2016)

Creating Effective Hospital-Community Partnerships to Build a Culture of Health AHA/HPOE (August 2016)

Adolescent behavioral health unit opens in Denver area Health Facilities Management (July 2016)

Community Behavioral Health Community Extends Beyond Traditional Health Care Space AHA News (June 2016)

Aligning community efforts to improve behavioral health,  Hospitals & Health Networks (April 21, 2016)

Triple Aim Strategies to Improve Behavioral Health Care AHA/HPOE (February 2016)

Connecting Patients to Outpatient Services Trustee Magazine (July 2015)

Behavioral Health Challenges in the General Hospital: Practical Help for Hospital Leaders American Hospital Association (September 2007)

Executive Dialogue Series, Webinars, and Conference Calls

Deconstructing Stigma: A Change in Thought Can Change a Life – McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA< (May 31, 2017)

The Value of Patient/Peer Advisory Groups: Improving Behavioral Health Services at Northern Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA (January 18, 2017)

The Addiction Crisis: A Community's Response (October 5, 2016)

A Critical Access Hospital Leading Behavioral Health Outreach in a Rural Community: Sanpete Valley Hospital, Mount Pleasant, Utah (July 14, 2016)

Integrating Behavioral Health: Queen of the Valley Medical Center, Napa, CA (March 30, 2016)

A Community Partnership for Behavioral Health: Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial’s Experience (January 2016)

Improving Care & Reducing Costs for Behavioral Health Patients: Middlesex Hospital’s Role in a Community Partnership (December 2015)

Community-based Behavioral Health Solutions – Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, Spartanburg, SC (July 2015)

Psychiatric Patient Boarding Problems in the Emergency Department – Alameda Health System, Oakland, CA (June 2015)

School Based Health Centers: Integrating Physical and Mental Health – Meeting and Treating Students Where They Are – Denver Health, Denver, CO (May 2015)

Expanding an Effective Jail Diversion Program in the Emergency Room - Florida 11th Judicial Circuit Criminal Mental Health Project Collaborates with West Kendall Baptist Hospital, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL (March 2015)

Members in Action

Frequent User System Engagement (FUSE 2.0) - Bronson Healthcare, Kalamazoo, MI (February 2018)

Crisis Mental Health Services – PeaceHealth Oregon West Network, Eugene, OR (July 2017)

Emergency Department Telepsych Triage – Banner Behavioral Health Hospital, Scottsdale, AZ (June 2017)

Adult Mental Health First Aid – Baptist Health, Jacksonville, FL (June 2017)

Doctor’s Volunteer Clinic – Dixie Regional Medical Center, St. George, UT (June 2017)

Psych Response Team – Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston, TX (June 2017)

Emergency Department Initiative – Northridge Hospital Medical Center, Northridge, CA (June 2017)

Behavioral Health Integration – PeaceHealth Oregon West Network, Eugene, OR (June 2017)

First Episode Psychosis Treatment – PeaceHealth Oregon West Network, Eugene, OR (June 2017)

Transition Team – PeaceHealth Oregon West Network, Eugene, OR (June 2017)

InReach Clinic – Samaritan Health Services, Corvallis, OR (June 2017)

UnityPoint Health Crisis Behavioral Health Services – UnityPoint Health Robert Young Center, Moline, IL (June 2017)

Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention Alliance – Blount Memorial Hospital, Maryville, TN (May 2017)

Child First – Yale-New Haven Health System, New Haven, CT (May 2017)

Trinitas-St. Joseph’s Behavioral Health Network – Trinitas Regional Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, Elizabeth, NJ (March 2017)

Mental Health Triage Center – St. Luke’s Hospital, Duluth, MN (March 2017)

Community partners: Improving mental health in rural Minnesota, Minnesota Hospital Association (November 2016)

Hampton Police and Sentara partner to combat opiate overdoses, WTKR (November 2016)

Rural Collaborative Improves Behavioral Health Care Access, Integration - Lafayette Regional Health Center, Lexington, MO (October 2016)

Community Navigator – Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA (September 2016)

Intensive Outpatient Program – Norwegian American Hospital, Chicago, IL (September 2016)

Community-Based Mental Health Services – Saint Anthony Hospital, Chicago, IL (September 2016)

Connecticut Children’s Center for Care Coordination – Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford, CT (August 2016)

School Wellness Program at Harry S. Truman High School – Beaumont Health, Dearborn, MI (August 2016)

Lourdes Youth & Family Services – Ascension, St. Louis, MO (August 2016)

Medical Mission at Home – Ascension, St. Louis, MO (August 2016)

Hospital-County Collaboration Prevents Opioid Abuse - CHI St. Gabriel’s Health, Little Falls, MN (August 2016)

Integrated Behavioral Health Initiative – St. Joseph Health Queen of the Valley Medical Center, Napa, CA (January 2016)

Emory Healthcare Veterans Program – Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, GA (January 2016)

McHenry County Crisis Program – Centegra Health System, Crystal Lake, IL (January 2016)

St. Mary’s Kempf Bipolar Wellness Center – St. Mary’s Health System, Evansville, IN (January 2016)

Revere CARES – Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (January 2016)

Violence Intervention Program – University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD (January 2016)

Healthy By Design – Billings Clinic and St. Vincent Healthcare, Billings, MT (January 2016)

You Drink, You Drive, You Lose – University Medical Center, Las Vegas, NV (January 2016)

Therapeutic Interagency Preschool Program – Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH (January 2016)

Community Resource Centers – Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN (January 2016)

Answers – Mountain View Hospital, North Payson, UT (January 2016)

Gun Violence Initiative – Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA (January 2016)

Project Ujima – Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (January 2016)

Suicide Prevention Task Force – Ivinson Memorial Hospital, Laramie, WY (January 2016)

PAWSitive Change – Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center, Woodland Hills, CA (January 2015)

Serial Inebriate Program – Sutter Medical Center Sacramento, Sacramento, CA (January 2015)

Golden Heart Project – Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Fairbanks, AK (January 2013)

The Bridge – Kaweah Delta Medical Center, Visalia, CA (January 2013)

A-Visions Vocational Training Program – Scripps Health, San Diego, CA (January 2013)

Interim Care Program – Sutter Medical Center Sacramento, Sacramento, CA (January 2013)

T3 (Triage, Transport and Treatment) Sutter Medical Center Sacramento, Sacramento, CA (January 2013)

Bayhealth Wellness Centers – Bayhealth Medical Center, Dover, DE (January 2013)

Primary Care Access Network – Florida Area Hospitals, Orlando, FL (January 2013)

Other Resources

Hard time or hospital treatment? Mental illness and the criminal justice system,  New England Journal of Medicine (October 13, 2016)

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