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Behavioral Health and Physical Health Integration

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Behavioral health providers and consumers are increasingly using electronic health records and other technologies to support prevention, treatment, and recovery activities. Learn more about efforts to adopt and use behavioral health information across the care continuum.

Health information technology can help to improve behavioral health care and can further enable care coordination and integration, increase information sharing, and support prevention, treatment, and recovery activities. Access to and the exchange and use of behavioral health information as part of routine care can help to improve continuity in care services and support efforts toward achieving an interoperable health care system across the continuum.