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Practice Spotlight features the experiences and successes of practices working to achieve their goals for integrated, whole-person care with customized support from Integrated Care DC. Each practice transformation journey is unique. Let us share your success story or you can begin a new transformation journey. Request a consultation with one of our expert coaches today.

Practice Spotlight: The Ark of DC Integrates Services for Residents with Opioid Use Disorders

Challenge: The Ark of DC is a freestanding mental health clinic that provides behavioral health services to approximately 1,200 patients each year. To reduce patient time spent going to multiple providers for mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) treatment, The Ark of DC decided to enroll in practice coaching with Integrated Care DC to help achieve its goal of certification as an opioid treatment provider (OTP). This step would allow its team to deliver more integrated and holistic...

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