Resources for Healthcare Providers

If you’re a primary care physician that’s looking to incorporate behavioral health into your practice, we’ve compiled the below resources to help you get started. These programs are specifically offered for free or at a low cost to encourage adoption.

Below is a PDF that will assist you in creating a collaborative care environment, offer screenings and brief interventions for behavioral health, offer judicious pain management, treat opiate disorders and encourage your patients to quit smoking.

If you’re a healthcare worker and would like to refer a patient to behavioral health services on Staten Island, below are two quick referral tools outlining all the mental health and substance use providers on Staten Island and the services they offer.

If you have any questions, please contact Maralie Deprinvil via email.

Behavioral Health Stigma Training: A 2-hour training that educates health professionals about stigma and bias associated with mental health and substance use. Participants will learn the difference between stigma and bias, and receive guidance on how to engage with individuals with mental health and/or substance use issues.

This training is also available online through HW Apps: Break the Stigma E-module

If you have any questions, please contact Maralie Deprinvil via email.

About BHIP

The Behavioral Health Infrastructure Project (BHIP) focuses on the mental health and substance abuse infrastructure on Staten Island to reduce unnecessary hospitalizations and increase quality behavioral health services. SIPCW serves as project lead for this Staten Island PPS project.