Behavioral Health

IAFP Resources

Synchronicity Report - by IAFP members Raj Shah, MD; Lauren Turich, MPH; Daniel Bester, MD and Kevin Chang, MD featuring nine different family medicine led models integrating primary care and mental health services. Published December, 2020. 

IAFP Online education - The Collaborative Care Model

Mental Health First Aid - a special section produced by the Family Health Foundation of Illinois

Diabetes and Behavioral Health Issues

IAFP member Naomi Parrella, MD blog offers a Daily Gift of Vitality

AAFP Resources

Mental Health and Well-Being Resources
FamilyDoctor.org links to patient education on a variety of mental health topics for patients and caregivers
The free resource, “Addressing Behavioral Health Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Comprehensive Educational Program,” has been developed for physicians and clinical care teams by the AAFP through a grant from Molina Healthcare. 

Other Resources
DocAssist - Resources on primary care behavioral health for children, teens and perinatal patients

NAMI - Chicago and DuPage County
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month and NAMI has the You Are Not Alone Campaign with resources to help

Pathways.org - Newborn and child development screening and intervention
Erika's Lighthouse - resources for adolescent mental health

Mental Health First Aid #BeTheDifference

National Council for Behavior Health

SAMHSA Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health and Wellness Resources
Suicide prevention from AAFP  
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Illinois Dept. of Human Services resource center