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

California’s Psychiatry Workforce Challenges

In his 2020 State of the State address, California Governor Gavin Newsom called for the state’s counties to spend Mental Health Services Act funds...

Leveraging the State Budget to Implement California Future Health Workforce Commission Recommendations

This report describes provisions of California’s state budget for fiscal year 2019-2020 that either directly fund the California Future Health...

Envisioning an Ideal Health Workforce Data System for California

Seven million Californians, the majority of them Latino, African American, and Native American, live in areas experiencing shortfalls of primary...

Introduction to Special Issue: The Workforce for Seriously Ill Older Adults in the Community

In May 2018, 40 leaders and scholars from universities, delivery organizations, professional associations, advocacy groups, government agencies,...

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...