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Evaluating SAMHSA’s CABHI-States and Communities Program

With our partner RTI International, we’ve been working to evaluate the effectiveness of SAMHSA-funded Cooperative Agreements to Benefit Homeless Individuals (CABHI-States and Communities) program, which support efforts to provide behavioral health treatment and recovery-oriented services to people experiencing homelessness or chronic homelessness. … Read More

Evaluation of the Louisiana Permanent Supportive Housing Initiative

In the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Louisiana launched an innovative cross-disability Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) initiative that was coordinated at the state level and designed to maximize community integration. Working with our partner the Technical Assistance Collaborative, we evaluated the effectiveness of the initiative and the sustainability of the model. … Read More

SAMHSA/CSAP’s Program Evaluation for Prevention Contract (PEP-C)

Partnering with RTI International, we help evaluate multiple nationwide prevention interventions funded by SAMHSA’s Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), and we lead an annual evaluation of Minority AIDS Initiative programs and outcomes. … Read More

Evaluating SAMHSA’s PATH program

Under subcontract to RTI, we’ve been working with SAMHSA to evaluate the effectiveness of federal programs that help people with serious mental illness or substance use disorders (or both) access permanent housing. … Read More

Mixed Methods Evaluation of a Peer Respite Program

People with their own experience of mental illness have a unique expertise to help others manage behavioral health conditions in ways that facilitate recovery and reduce hospitalization, involvement in the criminal justice system, and homelessness. Working with the Santa Cruz County behavioral health department, we evaluated the effects of Second Story, a peer-run crisis respite program, on clients’ long-term recovery and well-being. … Read More

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