Public-Private Partnerships for Providing Behavioral Health Care to Veterans and Their Families

Public-Private Partnerships for Providing Behavioral Health Care to Veterans and Their Families: What Do We Know, What Do We Need to Learn, and What Do We Need to Do?

Eric R. Pedersen
Nicole K. Eberhart
Kayla M. Williams
Terri Tanielian
Caroline Epley
Deborah M. Scharf
Copyright Date: 2015
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 32
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/j.ctt15sk8rj
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    Public-Private Partnerships for Providing Behavioral Health Care to Veterans and Their Families
    Book Description:

    This report will help policymakers in the Department of Veterans Affairs and other federal agencies develop and foster public-private partnerships to address the behavioral health care needs of veterans and their families. The authors develop nine key components that public-private partnerships for veteran behavioral health care would likely benefit from implementing or that could be used as a guide to develop partnerships between organizations.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-9133-8
    Subjects: Health Sciences, Psychology, History

Table of Contents

  1. Public-Private Partnerships for Providing Behavioral Health Care to Veterans and Their Families What Do We Know, What Do We Need to Learn, and What Do We Need to Do?
    (pp. 1-32)
    Eric R. Pedersen, Nicole K. Eberhart, Kayla M. Williams, Terri Tanielian, Caroline Epley and Deborah M. Scharf

    In August 2012, President Barack Obama signed an executive order to improve the behavioral health care of veterans, service members, and their families through several measures, including increasing capacity for health care at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), promoting research for effective treatments, and promoting suicide-prevention efforts (DoD, VA, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services [DHHS], 2013; Office of the Press Secretary, The White House, 2012). In addition, this order called for collaboration between the VHA and DHHS to identify local community partners to improve access to care for veterans in the community. In August 2014, the President...