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On February 18, Val Bradley and Dorothy Hiersteiner participated in a webinar titled “Reducing Medication Use in Adults with ID/DD,” organized by the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR). Val and Dorothy presented NCI findings on rates of psychotropic drug use among the NCI Adult Consumer Survey population and discussed initiatives undertaken by states to manage over-medication. Other webinar presenters demonstrated the findings of state-specific studies into psychotropic drug use Read More
Dr. Leff received the Carl Taube Award from the American Public Health Association. The award recognizes scholars who have made important contributions to the field of public mental health. Dr. Leff presented the Carl Taube Award Lecture on Nov. 4 at the annual meeting of the APHA.
“The original planning for the deinstitutionalization of persons with serious mental illness (that is persons diagnosed with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and other disorders Read More
NCI is proud to announce the release of a new data brief entitled "What do NCI data tell us about the racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare utilization experienced by adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities?" The data brief explores significant differences among racial and ethnic groups in demographics such as age, mobility level, level of disability and residence type. The data brief goes on to examine significant differences in preventive healthcare use.Read More
National Core Indicators (NCI) is proud to announce the release of the 2011-12 Annual Summary Report. The Annual Report highlights selected findings from the 2011-12 data cycle. Please take a look at this valuable and informative resource.
The 2011-2012 Annual Report accessed here or under "Reports" under the "Resources" tab at www.nationalcoreindicators.org.