The use of telehealth services for behavioral health care continues to grow during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the case study below to learn how a team of 18 therapists in Idaho used telehealth services to support their patients at home.
Mental Health First Aid
Optum Idaho is committed to helping improve behavioral health care in Idaho. Read the case study below to learn how Mental Health First Aid training in Idaho helped participants respond to real life and mental health situations in their community.
Mental Health in Idaho Schools
A pilot program was launched by Optum Idaho that placed behavioral health care providers on-site at various Boise community schools. Read the case study below to learn how the program helped students address various mental health concerns as well as overcome the barriers of distance.
Youth Empowerment Services in Idaho
Working with Optum and other family and provider stakeholders, Idaho has revamped its system of care to identify and reach more children in emotional distress. Read the case study to learn how the YES Program supports families’ journeys toward mental health.
Zero to Three
Thanks to an intensive training effort sponsored by Optum Idaho and developed by the national nonprofit organization, ZERO TO THREE, providers are practicing a new approach that targets infants and toddlers as well as their parents and caregivers during this profound, early stage of growth in an effort to prevent and treat mental health issues.
Overcoming Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Optum Idaho talked with real Idahoans about how they built resiliency and overcame Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) with the help of mentors, family, treatment providers and community members to lead productive, healthy lives. Their inspiring stories offer hope and encouragement to all of us in helping one person, one family, one community at a time.