Important Resources for Primary Care Providers

Resources curated to assist Primary Care Providers in behavioral health integration:

2024 Family Medicine Spring Review

APRIL 24-26 @ UAMS College of Medicine

Integrated Care: The Weave of Addiction Recovery with Kristin Martin, DO, and Patricia Gibson, MD.

Resources curated to assist Primary Care Providers in behavioral health integration

2023 Scientific Assembly

AUGUST 9-12 @ Embassy Suites in Little Rock

“Real World Pathway to Behavioral Health Integration for Family Practices” – Patty Gibson, MD

AAFP Joins Behavioral Health Integration Collaborative


The collaborative is designed to incorporate behavioral and mental health into overall health care and to increase patient access to behavioral health by giving clinicians the support necessary to deliver these services in a primary care setting.

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AMA BHI Collaborative


Compendium that serves as a tool to learn about integrating behavioral health care into your practice, behavioral health how-to guides, webinars and coding guides.

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WA Integrated Care Assessment

Healthier Washington Collaboration Portal

Resource for providers and care team members completing the WA-ICA on behalf of their clinical sites. The resources available here will help orient you to the new assessment tool and to advance integration in general.

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UAMS – AR Connect Now


Comprehensive behavioral health treatment program created to provide care to all Arkansans dealing with a variety of mental health issues. Link includes call center information as well as Links to AR MH & Substance Abuse Resources.

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Mental Health First Aid Classes


How to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges in adults ages 18 and older, how to offer and provide initial help, and how to guide a person toward appropriate care if necessary.

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WACO Guide

Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy

The Waco Guide to Psychopharmacology in Primary Care was created to support primary care clinicians ability to manage mental and substance use disorders, especially in rural and underserved communities.

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The REACH Institute

The REACH Institute

Mental Health training for family physicians.

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CoCM Training


APA offers two free CMEs for primary care providers completing the training. 

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CoCM Training for PCPs

AIMS Center

How to collaborate with a behavioral health care manager and psychiatric consultant.

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SHARE Arkansas

Arkansas Department of Health

Access and securely exchange real-time, electronic patient information that is protected by federal and state privacy and security laws.

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Patient Information Resources


Knowledge and skills your patients need to strengthen their mental health & well-being.

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NAMI Arkansas

National Alliance on Mental Health

Private, non-profit organization whose mission is to help people living with mental illness, their families, and the community.

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AR Medicaid – Physician Manual

Arkansas Medicaid

Provider manual, RA messages, fee schedules, procedure code tables, and recent official notices. 

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