Collaborative Care

Addiction & Mental Health Knowledge Exchange

Collaborative care is a multi-professional, patient-centred approach to care that is team-driven, population-focused, measurement-guided, and evidence-based. Collaborative care in Addiction & Mental Health can involve diverse teams of interdisciplinary professionals who share their knowledge and skills to meet the needs of complex patients and clients.

Collaborative care models can be implemented in a variety of ways depending on accessibility of tools and services, levels of service provider coordination, and the severity of patient or population needs.

The following resources were developed in partnership between Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network (CFPCN) to support the implementation of collaborative care between primary health care and Addiction & Mental Health services:

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