Project name:

SMI Advisor

Project description:

The APA and SAMHSA have teamed up to create SMI Advisor, a clinical support system, that centers on evidence-based care for serious mental illness (SMI).

Dr. Gorrindo is leading this 5-year, $14.2M initiative which focuses on the three most common conditions associated with SMI:

  • bipolar disorder
  • major depression
  • schizophrenia

SMI advisor provides innovative education, resources, and answers about these conditions for ALL providers on the mental health care team, including family members.

The project includes:

  • An interactive chat bot to help people easily find answers to questions
  • A system for providers to request and receive consultations directly from clinical experts of many specialties
  • Resources for patients, families, and the general public

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