Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care: Considerations and Opportunities for Policymakers, Planners, and Providers
This Milbank-sponsored report explores the prevalence of childhood behavioral health problems; describe the need for, barriers to, and models of behavioral health integration (BHI) in pediatrics; and offer BHI policy and implementation considerations for policymakers, planners, and providers.
With support from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened an expert committee to examine the evidence base for medications to treat OUD and to identify barriers that prevent people from accessing safe, effective, medication-based treatment. The resulting report, Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Save Lives, presents the committee’s findings and conclusions.
Language, Substance Use Disorders, and Policy: The Need to Reach Consensus on an “Addictionary”
The language used to describe health conditions reflects and influences our attitudes and approaches to addressing them, even to the extent of suggesting that a health condition is a moral, social, or criminal issue.