REACH: Research Evidence-to-Action for Community Health



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Why this matters?

Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) are community clinics that provide primary care in rural and other underserved areas. FQHCs often don’t have enough mental health specialists to treat patients with complex mental health conditions.

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Telehealth, Primary Care, Psychiatric Disorders, Mental Health, Access to Care, Research


Community Health | Mental and Social Health | Primary Care | Psychiatry | Telemedicine


This program has been funded in part by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

Project Collaborators include key personnel and advisory panel members represent the three largest health systems in Maine, Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Maine Council on Aging, Community Care Partnership of Maine, and Maine Area Health Education Center.

Please visit Comparing Two Telehealth Approaches for Treating Complex Psychiatric Disorders in Primary Care -- The SPIRIT Study | PCORI for the full study.

Comparing Two Telehealth Approaches for Treating Psychiatric Disorders in Primary Care