Connecting Clients to Local Resources
LSS 211 Central Ohio
Use LSS 211 Central Ohio's handy search interface to connect your clients to social services in Franklin County. From website: "LSS 211 Central Ohio, formerly HandsOn Central Ohio, connects people, local resources and service organizations to opportunity."
Websites provided by various branches of the United States government, regarding integrated health and other health topics. Information on these sites is based on reliable research, and often provides excellent overviews of a given topic.
SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions
From website: "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 behavioral health or primary care provider settings."
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
From website: "CDC is the nation’s health protection agency, working 24/7 to protect America from health and safety threats, both foreign and domestic. CDC increases the health security of our nation."
National Institute on Drug Abuse
From website: "Our mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health."
Health Resources & Services Administration
From website: "The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary federal agency for improving health care to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable."
National Institutes of Health
From website: "NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability."
Professional organizations set codes of ethics for a profession, provide (or recommend) continuing education, share important policy developments, and engage in advocacy for individuals in a given career field.
Integrated Healthcare Association
From website: "The nonprofit Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) convenes diverse stakeholders, including physician organizations, hospitals and health systems, health plans, purchasers and consumers committed to high-value integrated care that improves quality and affordability for patients across California and the nation."
American Association of Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems (AAIHDS)
From website: " Established in 1993, the American Association of Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems (AAIHDS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the educational advancement of provider-based managed care professionals responsible for accountable and integrated healthcare delivery. Members include payer and provider-based managed care executives such as Executive Directors, Vice President's, CEOs, CFOs, Board members, and other healthcare executives of ACOs, IPAs, and PHOs, and various companies involved in integrated healthcare delivery."
Collaborative Family Healthcare Association
From website: "CFHA, a non-profit 501(c)(3) promotes comprehensive and cost-effective models of healthcare delivery that integrate mind and body, individual and family, patients, providers and communities."
American Psychological Association: Integrated Health Care
Although the APA is a professional organization for psychologists, not integrated care specialists, this in-depth resource regarding the role of psychiatry in integrated healthcare may be of use to many students.
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