Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Implementation of mobile health for Veterans in Primary Care: Using Peers to enhance access to mental health care|
Daniel M. Blonigen
||Palo Alto, CA
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||Health Services R&D
|| February 2020 -
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Background: One in four Veterans presenting to VA primary care suffers from mental health conditions, most commonly depression. However, due to barriers such as time constraints on providers, Veterans’ stigma about seeking mental health care, and costs associated with traveling to VA for care, most of these Veterans do not receive any treatment for their mental health problems. Mobile health (“mHealth”) is an innovative and low-cost means of expanding access to mental health care for Veterans. T...
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