"Making Wellness a Part of the Mental Health Equation for Life" in the Maine Health Access Foundation Blog

Photo uploaded by Julie CortesiThe blog post highlights a program in Maine designed to address disparities in health and life expectancy for those with mental illness. The guest post appears on the blog of the Maine Health Access Foundation. JSI is conducting a state-wide evaluation of the clinical implementation component of the foundation’s health care integration initiative.

This story is about Healthy Amistad, one of the programs in the initiative. Healthy Amistad’s approach starts with helping their members improve overall health, and combines that focus with a hired Peer Patient Navigator to help members in their interactions with the medical care system. Susan Grantham and Natalie Truesdell, JSI, 2012.

Read “Making Wellness a Part of the Mental Health Equation for Life