Project Information

Improving Mental Health Access and Provider Awareness in a Mobile Clinic: Implications of the Stepped Care Model for Behavioral Health

Project Description: Develop a mental health connectivity protocol following the stepped care model of behavioral health and assess non-licensed and licensed providers ability to utilize this protocol. As well, assess the health care needs of medically underserved communities in Gainesville for mental health needs. This project aims to understand how to have providers delivers the best and least resource intensive options for patients with different mental/social needs.

QPI: Jazmine, Quintana, (


Advisors: Carol, Lewis, (; (

UF Health Big Aims: Reduce Variation None

MeSH Keywords: Community Mental Health Services, Mental Health, Mobile Health Units, stepped care model