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Table 3 Summary of findings

From: Interagency collaboration in primary mental health care: lessons from the Partners in Recovery program

  Barriers Enablers
Macro integration Jurisdictional boundaries (intergovernmental and intersectoral)
Sustainability and amount of funding
Meeting funding requirements
Service siloing
Dedicated funding
Meso integration Lack of agreement about the focus of care
Failure to recognize the expertise of service providers
Knowledge of mental health
Sharing of information
Respect for service providers
Local knowledge
Population health planning identifying distribution and gaps in mental health services
Micro integration Centralisation of management once funding was obtained Joint planning
Designated PIR managers with program oversight
Development of relationships between service managers
Centralized intake
Shared electronic records