Improving the quality of health care for mental and substance-use conditions

Date: 2006
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Book
Author:  Institute of Medicine (IOM)
Publisher:  National Academies Press

Quality Chasm Series. Quality Chasm strategy, put forth by the IOM in 2001, is a strategy for improving health care overall. It attained considerable traction in the United States and other countries. This report finds that the Quality Chasm framework can be applied to health care for mental and substance-use conditions and describes a comprehensive strategy for doing so.

Settings:  Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Substance Abuse Treatment
About Suicide:  Behavioral Health Disorders, Substance Abuse
Strategies:  Effective Care/Treatment, Health Systems Change