A growing network of leaders is pioneering how we diminish the impact of adverse childhood experiences. Learn about what ACEs are, their prevalence and their impact.
March 26, 2013 | Issue Brief
Early treatment and intervention for mental illness can improve lives and lower related health care costs.
February 1, 2011 | Issue Brief
The expansion of health insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has the potential to benefit persons with comorbid mental and medical disorders. This synthesis examines the evidence on physical and mental comorbidity including its prevalence, origins and models for effective treatment.
July 11, 2008 | Program Result
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine conducted a study to evaluate the effectiveness of the Family-to-Family Education Program, a widely used program for families of persons with serious mental illness.
July 1, 2004 | Program Result
In 2002-03, the Committee for Hispanic Children and Families, New York, provided and trained other community groups to provide, group mental health sessions to Latinos affected by the September 11th attack on the World Trade Center in New York City.
October 1, 2003 | Program Result
Between 2001 and 2002, researchers from the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago studied how Americans reacted to, and coped with, the terrorist attacks in New York City and the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., on September 11, 2001.
April 15, 2011 | Program Result
From 2007 to 2010, the Rapid Evaluation and Action for Community Health in New Orleans, Louisiana (REACH NOLA) tackled the city's mental health crisis through its Health and Resilience Project.
May 1, 2004 | Program Result
In 2002–03, the Asian American Federation of New York, a non-profit leadership organization, conducted a mental health needs assessment of Asian American World Trade Center victims' families as well as vulnerable populations in New York City's Chinatown district — namely, children, elders and dislocated workers — to document the mental health status, needs and actual service use following the September 11th...
June 1, 2003 | Program Result
Investigators at the Johns Hopkins University Institute for Policy Studies examined the relative cost-effectiveness of different housing configurations for people with chronic mental illness. They also looked at the relationship between housing and neighborhood features and client outcomes (such as costs of care and length of time at one residence).
July 31, 2008 | Program Result
The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center expanded its mental health services to address the needs of the Chinese-American community following the September 11th terrorist attack in Manhattan.
March 29, 2007 | Program Result
The All Kids Count II program sought to make 16 immunization registry projects based in local, county, and state health departments fully operational by January 1, 2000.