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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

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 diverse interests, including rural and urban areas, researchers, government agencies, and private consultants.

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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

New Report! NCI-AD Adult Consumer Survey: 2017-2018 National Results

Date: 09/2019

The National Core Indicators – Aging and Disabilities™ (NCI-AD™) project just released results from its NCI-AD Adult Consumer Survey, a consumer quality of life instrument that provides important insights to the aging and physical disabilities field. During the 2017-18 NCI-AD data collection cycle, a total of 17,336 Adult Consumer Surveys were conducted across 16 states.

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