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The Minority AIDS Initiative Cross-Site Evaluation Final Report

This report presents the results of an evaluation of four Minority AIDS Initiative grant programs overseen by the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. Identifying the types of strategies that work best for specific at-risk subpopulations, it has the potential to spark changes in policies and practices related to substance use and HIV prevention among at-risk minorities in communities disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. The report examines: activities implemented as part of the MAI grant program; … Read More

Date: 09/2018

Author(s): US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Prepared by RTI International and HSRI

Data Analysis: North Carolina’s Transitions to Community Living Initiative

North Carolina's Transitions to Community Living Initiative (TCLI) provides eligible adults with serious mental illness (SMI) supportive services to promote independent living in the community, including tenancy supports, supported employment, and other evidence-based services. HSRI provided data analysis to examine patterns of service use for the TCLI target population, looking at: Characteristics of the population Availability and utilization of housing slots for the target population Services provided Services provided to individuals with a … Read More

Date: 08/2018

Author(s): HSRI

Multnomah County Mental Health System Analysis: Final Report

This report presents findings and recommendations from our deep systems analysis of Multnomah County’s publicly funded mental health system. To support the County's efforts to promote a mental health system that’s service user–friendly, well-coordinated, and accessible, we examined prior studies of mental health and related systems in the county and state; examined aggregated service use and budget data; and conducted and analyzed in-depth interviews with 139 … Read More

Date: 07/2018

Author(s): Human Services Research Institute

Advancing Health Care Transparency

NYSHealth funded an interactive, online database by HonestHealth and this accompanying report, prepared by the Human Services Research Institute, to examine findings from an inventory of more than 230 health care transparency tools across the United States. … Read More

Date: 07/2018

Author(s): Human Services Research Institute

Housing and Employment Outcomes for Mental Health Self-Direction Participants: Research Brief

This research brief provides an overview of a study conducted by a team of HSRI researchers and their colleagues, with funds from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. To explore the effect of mental health self-direction on important functional outcomes like employment and housing, the team looked at data from the nation’s largest and longest-standing self-direction effort, FloridaSDC. The results were promising: Compared to a similar group of nonparticipants, self-directing participants were more … Read More

Date: 05/2018

Author(s): Bevin Croft, Research Associate

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