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.
January 1, 2000 | Book
This chapter of the Anthology takes a look at the Program on Chronic Mental Illness a national program designed to better coordinate mental illness care services for people with chronic mental illness.
June 1, 2000 | Program Result
The State of Indiana Office of the Secretary of Family & Social Services, Indianapolis, developed a state-level consortium of agencies to pool mental health treatment dollars to serve seriously emotionally disturbed children and adolescents.
June 1, 2000 | Program Result
Between March 1996 and December 1997 the State of Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, set up the Texas Integrated Funding Initiative to develop local organized service-delivery systems for children with multiple needs that are family based, accountable for outcomes, and that maximize all funding sources.
February 1, 2008 | Program Result
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Network on Mental Health Policy Research commissioned a series of working papers to stimulate agenda building and encourage future funding of mental health research.
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.
September 1, 2008 | Evaluation
This evaluation is of a program designed to replicate the Portland Identification and Early Referral (PIER) Program, which uses evidence-based psychosocial and pharmacologic interventions in the early identification and treatment of adolescents and young adults with severe mental illness.
June 1, 1998 | Program Result
During 1996 and 1997, staff at the Treatment Research Institute conducted a literature review of research on managed behavioral health care for the treatment of substance abuse and mental illness.
May 1, 1997 | Program Result
The State University of New Jersey, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, studied the factors involved in the provision of informal, household-based care to seriously mentally ill people by their families.
November 1, 1996 | Program Result
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care documented the implicit criteria used to determine "medical necessity" related to mental health, and the influences of financial incentives and organizational arrangements on medical necessity decisions.
January 1, 2009 | Book
In this chapter of the Anthology, Digby Diehl, a freelance writer and frequent Anthology contributor, chronicles the work of Catholic Social Services to bring mental health and substance abuse counseling to the Lakota Sioux living on or near reservations in rural South Dakota. Like many of the up-close-and-personal stories featured in the Anthology, this project was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Local Initiative Funding Partners program.