Behavioral Health

Efforts to Increase Reach of Behavioral Health Services Pay Off in First Year

In the first year following the move to put behavioral health specialists on the job at JPS Health Network clinics, 386 high risk patients were identified and helped with much-needed treatment when they otherwise might not have been.

Zelia Baugh, Executive Vice President and Behavioral Health Administrator, said identifying behavior health issues as soon as possible and starting treatment is key to helping patients most successfully – and most efficiently.