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Behavioral Health Integration Initiative (BH2I)

The Behavioral Health Integration Initiative (BH2I) aims to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate behavioral health integration with primary care, community based settings, and/or nutrition, diabetes care, and chronic disease management with behavioral health. The purpose of the BH2I grant opportunity is to improve the physical and mental health status of people with behavioral health issues by developing an integrative, coordinated system of care between behavioral health and primary care providers.


Medications for Substance Use Disorders Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving : Medication assisted treatment (MAT) is the use of medications in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies for the treatment of substance abuse disorders.

SBIRT Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving : Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is an evidence-based practice used to identify, reduce, and prevent problematic use, abuse, and dependence on alcohol and illicit drugs.


For more information about BH2I, please contact:

Barbara Roland
Supervisory Health Care Administrator (Mental Health Chief)
Division of Behavioral Health
Office of Clinical and Preventive Services
Indian Health Service
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, Maryland 20851
Phone: 240-485-6120