Nicole Esposito - County of San Diego / Health and Human Services
Patrick Frias, MD - Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
Our nation is struggling with a youth mental health crisis. Integrating behavioral and emotional healthcare into our medical homes is one proven strategy to helping tackle this crisis. This integrated-care model focuses on early identification, proactive interventions, preventative work and promotion of whole child care, and family wellness. Our integrated-health team works on-site and alongside our pediatric partners, collaborating and co-managing around patient care, with our mission to remove barriers and ensure quick and easy access to mental health treatment for our population.
- Understand the current state of the national pediatric mental health crisis
- Describe different models and benefits of integrating mental health into the pediatric medical home
- Learn about the mental health integration program at Rady Children’s, including our goals, outcomes, challenges and future steps
111 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101