In the News
In addition to sharing the latest CIHS news, products, and information, CIHS aims to inform the healthcare field on the latest news on integrated primary and behavioral healthcare.
April 24, 2017
Join the national event on Thursday May 4
April 18, 2017
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index displays impact of mental health on overall wellbeing
April 12, 2017
SAMHSA accepting applications for GBHI through April 25, 2017 by 11:59PM ET
April 5, 2017
SAMHSA accepting applications through May 17, 2017 by 11:59PM ET
March 22, 2017
Applications accepted through 7:30 p.m. ET on April 6, 2017
March 15, 2017
Apply by March 31, 2017, 5:30 ET
March 8, 2017
Primary Care’s Role in Identifying, Managing, and Treating Substance Use Disorders
February 16, 2017
How to incorporate integrated care training in pre-service education
February 2, 2017
Alcohol Increases Risk of Infection or Injury
January 10, 2017
CDC Foundation helps businesses reduce employee tobacco use.
December 22, 2016
FDA removes Boxed Warning from Chantix and Zyban for serious mental health side effects.
December 1, 2016
SAMHSA report outlines how to reduce health disparities for substance misuse.
November 30, 2016
HHS report projects significant shortage of behavioral health workforce over next decade
November 17, 2016
Surgeon General’s first-ever report on addiction in America highlights importance of integrated care.
November 17, 2016
Learn how to incorporate tobacco cessation into your services.
October 28, 2016
SAMHSA’s MATx app provides practitioners with information on treatment approaches, buprenorhpine prescribing, clinical support tools and treatment locators.
October 21, 2016
SAMHSA’s 2015 NSDUH shows decline in underage drinking and smoking and includes a new report on prescription drug misuse.
October 14, 2016
New funding is available to help rural providers provide comprehensive, integrated services in the face of the opioid use and overdose crisis.
October 7, 2016
See the new reporting requirements for physicians authorized to prescribe buprenorphine at the new limit of 275 patients.
September 30, 2016
HHS announced $45 million in awards to support clinical internships and field placements.
September 23, 2016
A new study shows the benefits of integrating care to treat those with depression and diabetes.
September 12, 2016
Check out the successes of PBHCI grantee, New Horizons of the Treasure Coast, covered in their local news.
August 31, 2016
View the winners of the SAMHSA opioid recovery app challenge.
August 30, 2016
AHRQ reviews the effectiveness of medication for treatment of alcohol use disorder and provides considerations for expanding treatment options.
July 22, 2016
A free guide that provides tips, resources and real-world examples of how primary care practices are integrating behavioral health care.
July 15, 2016
This Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) brief summarizes available evidence, areas where telehealth can be effective and other areas in which more research is needed.
July 1, 2016
SAMHSA's TIP 56: Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men
Learn the best practices for treating men with substance use disorders.
June 20, 2016
June is dedicated to celebrating LGBT Pride Month. Browse SAMHSA’s resources to to promote behavioral health equity in the LGBT population in your community.
June 3, 2016
Physicians who prescribe and dispense buprenorphine for opioid use disorders treatment must take a waiver training. SAMHSA, in collaboration with HRSA, is offering these trainings free of charge.
May 18, 2016
Research to inform and improve the behavioral health workforce.
May 18, 2016
View organizational change activities to fully implement integrated treatment models.
May 12, 2016
Behavioral health professionals can apply for up to $300,000 in funding for FY16 for workforce development.
May 1, 2016
Significant differences were found in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions.
April 28, 2016
Data suggest that many people with hypertension are seen by health care providers but remain undiagnosed – essentially “hiding in plain sight” within clinical settings.
April 14, 2016
Highlights the role culture plays in the delivery of substance abuse and mental health services and the core elements of cultural competence.
March 18, 2016
With the integration of primary care and behavioral health, we are seeing more and more opportunities for peer providers.
March 4, 2016
SAMHSA is launching a new challenge to spur developers to create a mobile application that provides additional recovery support to patients receiving treatment for opioid misuse.
February 22, 2016
Providers are forming partnerships aimed at improving patients' physical and mental health.
February 19, 2016
Access Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) resources focused on innovative policies and strategies to promote shared decisionmaking.
February 12, 2016
New e-guide to empower and support healthy behavior change for those you serve.
February 5, 2016
Take action to promote heart health and celebrate American Heart Month.
January 29, 2016
Trained peer support specialists help to bridge the gap between physical and behavioral health services.
January 29, 2016
New study shows psychiatrists have high satisfaction rates working in integrated care settings.
January 13, 2016
New blog, fact sheet, and FAQs to provide individuals with information on their rights under HIPAA to access health information.
December 18, 2015
Videos, training, and other resources for implementing technology assisted treatments to improve treatment services for persons with substance use disorders.
December 17, 2015
Looking at social determinants of health data can help practitioners better recognize the root causes that affect population health. The CDC has compiled tools and resources to help practitioners take action.
December 4, 2015
Deepen your understanding of health disparities and their impact on substance use and prevention.
November 2, 2015
CIHS Deputy Director Larry Fricks shares his experience, perspective and inspiration on the evolving peer support movement.
November 2, 2015
Summarizes approved medications and discusses screening and patient assessment, treatment planning, and patient monitoring.
October 30, 2015
View tips on discussing sexual health with patients such as keeping it simple, challenging assumptions, and partnering with behavioral health providers.