Since 1976 the Human Services Research Institute has provided consultation and conducted research efforts at both the state and federal levels in the following focus areas:
We were extremely distressed to read two recent pieces, in high-profile publications, whose authors support a return to institutionalization. The model has been tried repeatedly throughout history and always with the same outcome: scandalous conditions and abuses.
HSRI was selected to build and operate a data warehouse for the Maine Health Data Organization (MHDO).
The National Core Indicators is a voluntary effort by public developmental disabilities agencies to measure and track their own performance.
Peer respites are emerging as an alternative to medical interventions for people experiencing or at risk of experiencing a mental health crisis. Bevin Croft, an HSRI research associate, and Laysha Ostrow, formerly of HSRI and now president and CEO of Live & Learn, have researched these programs and developed two new resources: