Behavioral Health Professionals

At Healthforce Center, we are committed to deepening the understanding of the behavioral health workforce and advancing the call for behavioral heath integration with primary care. 

Publications

Peer Providers Uniquely Positioned to Support Long-Term Recovery of People with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in five adults experience mental illness in a given year; yet our health care system...

Community-Based Palliative Care Leader Perspectives on Staffing, Recruitment, and Training

This qualitative descriptive study assesses perspectives of US community-based palliative care program leaders on staffing, recruitment, and...

California Peer Providers in Transitions of Care

This study explored care models and policies that enhance the utilization of peer providers in California and to identify and describe best...

California’s Current and Future Behavioral Health Workforce

This report analyzes and projects future needs related to California’s behavioral health workforce.

National Trends in School-based Health Centers With and Without Mental Health Providers

Children and adolescents exposed to chronic trauma have a greater risk for mental health disorders and school failure.