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:
Members of HSRI recently had the opportunity to attend and present at the 2015 AAIDD Annual Meeting.
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:
The state of Maine just launched CompareMaine.org, a new health care transparency site developed by HSRI's Health Data team. Consumers can now compare the average cost of over 200 medical procedures at more than 170 healthcare facilities in the state.