Enhancing Behavioral Health Services for Veterans
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announces the October 15 issue of the Health Care Innovations Exchange (https://www.
- The featured Innovations describe an anonymous, online program that enhanced access to behavioral health services and support for veterans who may be reluctant to seek in-person therapy, a collaboration among civilian and Veterans Affairs behavioral health clinicians to provide co-located services to veterans and their family members, and a partnership between academic medicine and a major-league sports team focused on coordinated treatment and support for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury.
- The featured QualityTools include videos designed to help providers prevent chronic mental health problems resulting from combat and other war-zone stress, and a Web site for clinicians that features treatment tools to support the rehabilitation and recovery of veterans with mental health issues.
- To access more innovation profiles and tools related to behavioral health services for veterans, go to https://innovations.ahrq.gov/