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Disclaimer: This Matrix is intended to demonstrate how County Behavioral Health Services and our local health plans will collaborate to provide coordinated care. It is not a definitive list of covered services, just examples.
Estimating the Size and Structure of the Underground Commercial Sex Economy in Eight Major US Cities (via Urban Institute)
Mental Health Severity Screening TOOL for San Diego (MARCH 2014)
NEW RESOURCE: Jobs in SoCAL This site provides opportunities for those seeking to find or post jobs within the Southern California Behavioral Health field.
Super-Utilizer Summit: Common Themes From Innovative Complex Care Management Programs | Robert Wood Johnson Foundation | October 2013 | FULL REPORT HERE
New prescription pain guidelines will be used in hospital emergency departments throughout San Diego and Imperial counties to balance patients’ needs against potential for pain-medicine abuse.
Coalitions and Community Health: Integration of Behavioral Health and Primary Care provides an overview for how coalitions can promote integrated care in their communities by building on the work that they are already doing.
The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality created the Health Care Innovations Exchange to speed the implementation of new and better ways of delivering health care.
Through our lens: personal stories of mental illness is an exhibition featuring photos of San Diegans with mental illness. There are two photos of each person: one a color portrait, the other a black-and-white image suggesting the strain of the societal stigma attached to mental illness. The captions in this gallery are excerpted from longer descriptions in the exhibition.