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Published Year: 2016

Integrated Behavioral Health in Montana

Substance use disorders and mental illness are among the most serious and challenging health problems in Montana. These issues are often linked: individuals that report mental health concerns are also more likely to have problems with substance use, and vice versa. Integrated behavioral health is an evidence-based way to provide care for patients with co-occurring mental illness, substance … Continued

Assessing the Costs of Chronic Homelessness

Funded through a grant from the Montana Healthcare Foundation, Human Resource Development Council of District IX embarked on a research project to understand the current community costs and the most cost effective approach to addressing chronic homelessness. Specifically, the project aimed to identify any correlation between the impacts of housing on health outcomes. The study … Continued