24. Behavioral Health & Primary Care
Dr. Lelin Chao (@Dr_Lelin) joins the show to talk about the importance of addressing mental health and substance abuse disorders in primary care. Lelin and Josh (@DrJIsrael) discuss the behavioral health integration some innovative approaches to this challenge. Lelin is an Aledade Medical Director and the co-founder of Health Alliance Associates, a housing-first, advanced primary care practice that provides substance use disorder, behavioral health counseling and primary care to patients struggling with medical illness, addiction, and homelessness.