Adult IBH Program

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CTC Sustainable IBH Objectives:

  • Assist PCMHs within the CTC-RI network in recruiting and hiring an IBH provider for the primary care practice
  • Increase the identification of patients across the lifespan with behavioral health and substance use disorders (SUD) through universal screening for depression, anxiety and SUD;
  • Increase ready access to brief behavioral health intervention for patients with moderate depression, anxiety, SUD and co-occurring chronic conditions;
  • Provide care coordination and intervention for patients with high emergency department (ED) utilization;

CTC provided IBH practice facilitation to 9 primary care practices, 2 of which had to drop out of the program, over a one year time period to assist them with implementing an IBH program geared towards providing holistic patient centered primary care services. The 7 primary care practices enrolled in the program are:

Blackstone Valley Community Health Care 
Brown Medicine Primary Care – Warwick
Providence Community Health Center – Central
Providence Community Health Center – Crossroads
Providence Community Health Center - Randall Square
Tri-County Community Action Agency – North Providence
Women’s Medicine Collaborative Primary Care


February 2020 Meeting Resources
Kick Off Meeting & BInder Content

Resources for 2021 Primary Care - IBH Readiness Training Program

NCQA Behavioral Health Distinction in Primary Care and/ or Virtual IBH:

Our Mission

The mission of the Care Transformation Collaborative is to lead the transformation of primary care in Rhode Island in the context of an integrated health care system; and to improve the quality of care, the patient experience of care, the affordability of care, and the health of the populations we serve.