To assist you with holistic care delivery for our members, we would like to share information to link you with tools that will help address the behavioral health needs of your patients.
Achieve Solutions provides educational materials and guidelines to primary care providers:
- Handbooks for Living Well with chronic diseases
- Webinars on a variety of topics such as Depression and Stress Reduction
- Videos & Audioclips
Beacon Health Options offers monthly e-news letters with insightful articles such as a recent article on Opioid Treatment Resources, as well as self-management tools to share with your patients, including:
- Identifying Common Emotional Concerns
- Managing Stress in your Life
- Reducing High-Risk Drinking
- Increasing Physical Activity
PCP Tool Kit contains depression-screening tools, including the PHQ2 or PHQ-9. THC and the Michigan Quality Improvement Consortium recommend that primary care physicians use either of these tools to assess for depression in their patients. A hard copy of the tool kit can be mailed to your office upon request.
Behavioral Health Support or Intervention. If you have a patient in need of immediate behavioral health support, THC provides access to a behavioral health practitioner 24 hours per day/7 days per week through BHOs Provider Hotline. By calling 1-877-564-8517, you can consult with a live behavioral health practitioner who will assess the patient and make necessary referrals or recommendations in real time. In essence, we are virtually embedding behavioral health services within your primary care practice!