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About CIHS

The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) promotes the development of integrated primary and behavioral health services to better address the needs of individuals with mental health and substance use conditions, whether seen in specialty behavioral health or primary care provider settings. CIHS is funded jointly by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration(SAMHSA) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and run by the National Council for Behavioral Health.

CIHS provides training and technical assistance to community behavioral health organizations, community health centers, and other primary care and behavioral health organizations.

                                 

Laura M. Galbreath, MPP
Director, CIHS
National Council for Behavioral Health
laurag@thenationalcouncil.org 

Larry Fricks
Deputy Director, CIHS
National Council for Behavioral Health
larryf@thenationalcouncil.org 

Brie Reimann
Deputy Director, CIHS
National Council for Behavioral Health
brier@thenationalcouncil.org


KEY AUDIENCES

TASKS/ACTIVITIES 

TASK LEAD

SAMHSA Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration (PBHCI) (122 active grantees / 186 total) 

Training and technical assistance (TTA) including phone, email consultation, cross-site TTA, on-site visits, interactive webinars, and 2 sets of regional meetings.

Brie Reimann
Deputy Director, CIHS
National Council for Behavioral Health
brier@thenationalcouncil.org

SAMHSA Minority AIDS Initiative Continuum of Care Pilot (MAI CoC) (CSAT, CSAP, CMHS) (34 grantees)

Integration of HIV Prevention and Medical Care into Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Programs for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High Risk for Behavioral Health Disorders and HIV.

Jake Bowling, MSW
Director, Practice Improvement,
National Council for Behavioral Health
jakeb@thenationalcouncil.org

HRSA Grantees (460 grantees)

Training and technical assistance (TTA) to HRSA audience includes phone, email, cross-site TTA, 12 webinars, issue briefs, and 2 learning communities.

Nick Szubiak
Integrated Health Consultant, National Council for Behavioral Health
nicks@thenationalcouncil.org

National Audience
(Mental Health and primary care providers, states, policy makers, etc.)

Task activities include robust website content, monthly e-newsletter (eSolutions), webinars, blogs, emails, issue briefs, and 3 learning communities.

Susan Partain
Communications Project Manager, National Council for Behavioral Health
susanp@thenationalcouncil.org

Want more information? 

Explore the website for the latest guidance and information on: integrated care modelsworkforce training and developmentfinancing and billing tools, establishing partnership contracts and collaborative agreementsclinical tools and screening forms on substance use, suicide, trauma, and more. Contact CIHS for a 1-hour consultation with one of our integration experts at no cost integration@thenationalcouncil.org or 202-684-7457.

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About CIHS

The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) promotes the development of integrated primary and behavioral health services to better address the needs of individuals with mental health and substance use conditions, whether seen in specialty behavioral health or primary care provider settings. CIHS is funded jointly by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration(SAMHSA) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and run by the National Council for Behavioral Health.

CIHS provides training and technical assistance to community behavioral health organizations, community health centers, and other primary care and behavioral health organizations.

                                 

Laura M. Galbreath, MPP
Director, CIHS
National Council for Behavioral Health
laurag@thenationalcouncil.org 

Larry Fricks
Deputy Director, CIHS
National Council for Behavioral Health
larryf@thenationalcouncil.org 

Brie Reimann
Deputy Director, CIHS
National Council for Behavioral Health
brier@thenationalcouncil.org


KEY AUDIENCES

TASKS/ACTIVITIES 

TASK LEAD

SAMHSA Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration (PBHCI) (122 active grantees / 186 total) 

Training and technical assistance (TTA) including phone, email consultation, cross-site TTA, on-site visits, interactive webinars, and 2 sets of regional meetings.

Brie Reimann
Deputy Director, CIHS
National Council for Behavioral Health
brier@thenationalcouncil.org

SAMHSA Minority AIDS Initiative Continuum of Care Pilot (MAI CoC) (CSAT, CSAP, CMHS) (34 grantees)

Integration of HIV Prevention and Medical Care into Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Programs for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High Risk for Behavioral Health Disorders and HIV.

Jake Bowling, MSW
Director, Practice Improvement,
National Council for Behavioral Health
jakeb@thenationalcouncil.org

HRSA Grantees (460 grantees)

Training and technical assistance (TTA) to HRSA audience includes phone, email, cross-site TTA, 12 webinars, issue briefs, and 2 learning communities.

Nick Szubiak
Integrated Health Consultant, National Council for Behavioral Health
nicks@thenationalcouncil.org

National Audience
(Mental Health and primary care providers, states, policy makers, etc.)

Task activities include robust website content, monthly e-newsletter (eSolutions), webinars, blogs, emails, issue briefs, and 3 learning communities.

Susan Partain
Communications Project Manager, National Council for Behavioral Health
susanp@thenationalcouncil.org

Want more information? 

Explore the website for the latest guidance and information on: integrated care modelsworkforce training and developmentfinancing and billing tools, establishing partnership contracts and collaborative agreementsclinical tools and screening forms on substance use, suicide, trauma, and more. Contact CIHS for a 1-hour consultation with one of our integration experts at no cost integration@thenationalcouncil.org or 202-684-7457.

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