Collaborative Care Model: Embedding a behavioral health provider in a PCP office
March 19, 2021
- Backed by a great deal of research, the collaborative care model (CoCM) is one of the best programs for integrating medical and mental healthcare.
- The CoCM embeds behavioral health providers in a PCP office to increase access.
- The model’s focus on depression and anxiety helps quickly identify and treat the two most common mental health illnesses.
- The CoCM is designed to cut through the access and stigma barriers that prevent patients from accessing behavioral health care.