BH WELL Receives Funding to Assess Impact of Long-Acting Injectables on Psychiatric Treatment Outcomes

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Please join us in congratulating Zim Okoli, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, CTTS for his success in receiving a two year $383,440 State of Kentucky Department of Medicaid award entitled, "Assessing the Impact of Long-Acting Injectables (LAIs) on Psychiatric Treatment Outcomes Among Medicaid Recipients". As many of you are aware, people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, face many challenges related to accessing community mental health services and adherence to medication regimen. The purposes of this study is to examine retrospective and prospective data to understand the impact of the use of LAIs among people living with schizophrenia who are Medicaid recipients.