The Nicholson Foundation is dedicated to addressing the complex needs of vulnerable populations in New Jersey’s urban and other underserved communities.
NJ Spotlight Op-Ed Makes the Case for Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care
In an Op-Ed for NJ Spotlight, Joan Randell of The Nicholson Foundation makes the case for integrating behavioral health care into New Jersey’s primary care system. While the two systems have traditionally operated separately, decades of research and evidence-based experience have resulted in a national consensus on the importance of integration to treat “the whole patient.”
Additional Resources on Integrating Behavioral Health within Primary Care
Visit The Nicholson Foundation’s News & Resources library to see What We’re Learning about the integration of behavioral health within primary care.
Health Affairs “GrantWatch” Blog Publishes Jan Nicholson Article on Learning Trips
In an article on the Health Affairs blog “GrantWatch,” Jan Nicholson discusses The Nicholson Foundation’s long-standing sponsorship of learning trips for health systems leaders as a tool to bring about systemic change. The Foundation has supported many trips over the years, sending hundreds of NJ health systems leaders to study systems, approaches, and innovations practiced elsewhere.
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