Behavioral HealthExpanding community-based behavioral and primary care service quality and accessibility
LPHI and partners conducted a preliminary assessment of the current state of the behavioral health crisis system in Orleans Parish focusing on adult services. The resulting report is part of an ongoing process to assess and improve the behavioral health continuum of care in New Orleans.
The NOCHF program advanced systems-level change and care delivery models for behavioral health integration in primary care, resulting in the Regional Behavioral Health Integration Learning Community.
BCM and LPHI recently launched a new program for members of a Financial Sustainability Fellowship to support social service organizations interested in billing Medicaid for services.
Recognizing the critical role of mental health support in post-Katrina New Orleans, LPHI created the Collaborative to Improve Behavioral Health Access (CIBHA), which introduced behavioral health integration through a collaborative approach.
The St. Tammany behavioral health assessment informed a plan to improve and sustain the behavioral health service delivery system and established an online dashboard to inform decision makers in their work to improve the community's health.
The Behavioral Health Integration Learning Community, based on a community education and support tool frequently used by LPHI, was designed utilizing growing evidence that collaborative learning approaches accelerate work plan implementation.
Programs and Initiatives
The Behavioral Health Integration Learning Community
The Behavioral Health Integration Learning Community (BHI-LC) was designed to improve access, quality, coordination, and sustainability of integrated models of care for healthcare providers. The BHI-LC is open to LPHI partners in the Greater New Orleans area and along the gulf coast that are delivering or interested in delivering behavioral healthcare, primary healthcare, and social services to under served populations.