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The BHI-MV (Behavioral Health Index – Multimedia Version) incorporates the seven domains of the ASI-MV®: Medical; Employment; Alcohol; Drug; Legal; Family/Social; and Psychological, as well as its valid and reliable scores. However, the BHI-MV also includes enhanced mental health questions important to behavioral health agencies working with co-occurring populations. In addition, it includes tobacco and gambling questions and a survey asking clients about their strengths, needs, abilities, and preferences (SNAP), to provide a more comprehensive portrait of their life situation. Behavioral health professionals use the BHI-MV to conduct more effective assessments, to bridge data into treatment, and to measure outcomes.

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Key features

Self-administered interviews

The BHI-MV provides interactive (audio-assisted), client self-administration of the widely used ASI for adults, while also including enhanced mental health, tobacco and gambling questions. Developed and validated with more than $6 million of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Behavioral Health suite of tools are research-tested to promote honest feedback during the assessment process.

Clinical reports

The BHI-MV comprehensive clinical reports help healthcare providers improve their treatment planning, while speeding up data collection. The primary clinical report is the Narrative which summarizes all the data within the BHI-MV, while the Client Placement ASAM Worksheet populates the six dimensions of the ASAM criteria with relevant data to assist clinicians in making their level of care determinations.


Analytic tools help providers monitor trends, characteristics and outcomes of their populations. Staff can access real-time, aggregate, de-identified client interview data for the sites, organizations, regions, and states which they are authorized to view. They can generate charts and tables of client interview data for their organization, and use custom queries to group data, conduct analysis, and identify trends.

Remote or off-site assessments

The Behavioral health suite of assessment tools are all remote capable. This means providers can send clients an email invitation to securely log onto an assessment from their homes. This can assist organizations with gathering follow-up data, as well as to start the initial interview assessment a day or two before the face to face appointment. In either case, the tool can be completed on site if not finished remotely.

What our customers are saying

The BHI-MV has played a key role in guiding treatment planning and streamlining our clinical workflow. Our use of the BHI-MV helped us improve the quality of care we provide and has made it simpler to measure clients’ outcomes. The tool’s self-administer private interview requires minimal staff time for administration, reduces paperwork, and gives us a consistent standard for assessments."

- Philip O. Toal, Ed.D, LMHC, CET, Senior Vice President of Residential Services at Aspire Health Partners

North Carolina TASC has been working with Inflexxion and using their ASI-MV assessment for over 10 years, and now we are excited to learn about their new Behavioral Health Index Multimedia Version (BHI-MV) tool. These offer self-administered, evidenced-based assessments save us time and money, and it has been a pleasure working with the Inflexxion team."

- Dale Willetts, Director NC TASC Training Institute of Coastal Horizons Center