January 4, 2023
Behavioral health conditions have a documented impact on patients’ overall health. But it’s not just a matter of cost; over half of adults in the U.S. with mental illnesses, or roughly 27 million people, do not receive treatment for their condition. In this article, Emcara weighs in on how behavioral health integration in primary care can close the mental health gap.
The discussion includes the need for a paradigm shift with greater collaboration among healthcare teams focused on the biological, psychological, and social aspects of health.