Behavioral Health Integration: Cherokee Health Systems

Resource summary

From humble beginnings as the Mental Health Center of Morristown in 1960, Cherokee Health Systems has grown to become a comprehensive health services organization in East Tennessee. Over the past 50 years, the need for quality health care has prompted the expansion of Cherokee's scope of services and the range of staff expertise to include not only behavioral health services, but medical and dental programs as well.

This video show a real world example of successful integration of primary care and behavioral health.

Care Managers
Practice Manager
Primary Care Provider (Physician, ARNP, or PA)
Psychologist/Mental Health/Psychiatrists
Support Staff
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National Center for Primary Care: Morehouse School of Medicine
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