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 of Rhode Island 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.