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New National Center to Support Timely, Coordinated Services for Brain Injury

Date: 10/2019

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) announced the launch of the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Technical Assistance and Resource Center. The Human Services Research Institute (HSRI) will administer the new center along with its partners from the National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA) and a group of subject matter experts, including people with lived experience of TBI.

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HSRI Cosponsoring Massachusetts Screenings of the Film Invaluable

Date: 10/2019

HSRI is pleased to be cosponsoring two free screenings of the documentary Invaluable: The Unrecognized Profession of Direct Support - in Arlington and Framingham, Massachusetts.

Learn more about the screenings and RSVP today, because capacity is limited in both venues.

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NCI Data Brief: Characteristics and Outcomes of People Dual Diagnosed With ID and Mental Illness

Date: 10/2019

Examining NCI data from 2017-2018, NCI researchers explored characteristics and outcomes for people who were dually diagnosed with intellectual disability and mental illness. The latest NCI Data Brief summarizes the results and shares promising practices for assisting people with dual diagnoses.  

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Report: Needs Assessment Methodologies for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Capacity

Date: 10/2019

Needs Assessment Methodologies in Determining Treatment Capacity for Substance Use Disorders: Final Report

An HSRI report on needs assessment methodologies for substance use disorder (SUD) treatment capacity was published last week by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) and the Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy (DALTCP). The report presents a review of the literature on needs assessment methods and SUD needs assessment reports representing Read More

Sharing knowledge: Improving care for youth with substance use and co-occurring disorders

Date: 10/2019

HSRI is conducting the evaluation for New Hampshire’s State Youth Treatment Implementation grant from SAMHSA. Nilufer Isvan, co-director of our Behavioral Health team and the project director for this evaluation project, accompanied a New Hampshire team to Texas last week to learn about local improvements in care for youth with substance use and co-occurring disorders and to meet with the Texas evaluation team. Texas is a grantee of the same SAMHSA program Read More

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