Access Community Health Centers Integrated Primary Care Consulting Psychiatry Toolkit

April 1, 2021

This toolkit provided detailed information for those thinking about developing an integrated model with consulting psychiatry within primary care in order to allow for a population health focus for the patient population.

This toolkit includes:

  • Detailed flow diagram showing how the primary care physicians, behavioral health consultant and consulting psychiatrist work together within a clinic.
  • The key elements of communication during interactions between these entities.

Who Should Use this Toolkit?

This toolkit is intended for clinic directors, managers, primary care, behavioral health consultants and psychiatrists, and provides a framework for a team approach to addressing patients’ behavioral and mental health needs.