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Promoting Chronic Disease Management: A Guide for Behavioral Health Care Teams

Comagine Health

In the new world of integrated care, behavioral health providers are becoming increasingly important in their clients’ chronic disease management strategies. While the symptoms and treatment of chronic diseases can vary, there are some common steps that behavioral health providers and care team members can take to assist clients in understanding, accepting and managing their chronic disease. This tool describes these steps and includes an extensive list of physical health resource, that can help increase the care team’s knowledge and confidence in discussing all aspects of a clients’ care from understanding a diagnosis to discussing medication adherence.