read About a New Approach to Integrating Behavioral Health in Rural Primary Care Practices

  This resource highlights the role of a behavioral health care manager (BHCM) to screen and monitor patients, coordinate care with other healthcare providers, track treatment response, and recommend patient medications. The University of Rochester is one of three Centers of Excellence for the federal Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP).

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