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

North Dakota Behavioral Health System Study: Final Report

HSRI was selected by the North Dakota Department of Human Services to conduct an evaluation of the capacity of the state's behavioral health system to prevent and respond to behavioral health challenges and promote the well-being of North Dakotans. Our report points to a shortage of prevention and early intervention services—in particular, activities focused on mental illness prevention and social and emotional wellness—and an overreliance on residential and … Read More

Date: 04/2018

Author(s): HSRI

Infographic: NCI’s 2016 Staff Stability Survey Results

This infographic displays results from the National Core Indicators 2016 Staff Stability Survey, examining work life quality for direct support professionals (DSPs) who work with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The DSP workforce is vital to enabling people with disabilities to live within their communities, but this workforce faces crisis-level shortages and other pervasive challenges. … Read More

Date: 01/2018

Author(s): NASDDDS & HSRI

How can we help?

Let's talk