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  • November 14, 2017

    News, Resources,& Happenings at TAC – November 2017

    Homelessness | Blog Post

    At the end of October, 800 service providers and Continuum of Care leaders came together for two intensive days of workshops, presentations, and teamwork focused on rapid re-housing.

  • November 2, 2017

    Will Opening Up More Psych Beds Really Address the Opioid Crisis? Not So Fast.

    Medicaid | Mental Health & Substance Use | Blog Post

    The Trump administration’s interest in addressing the opioid epidemic is heartening, and last week's proclamation is a welcome acknowledgment that opioid addiction and overdoses do indeed constitute a major public health crisis in our nation. While there is no…

  • September 21, 2017

    News, Resources, & Happenings at TAC – September 2017

    Mental Health & Substance Use | Olmstead & Community Integration | Blog Post

    Residents, service providers, and property managers share supportive housing success stories ― and TAC consultants show how community-based care can reduce the demand for inpatient psychiatric beds.

  • September 5, 2017

    Making a Healthier Workplace for Everyone

    Mental Health & Substance Use | Olmstead & Community Integration | Blog Post

    Many people with serious mental health conditions (SMHCs) need employment income in order to meet their basic needs and live independently in the community. However, challenges both in finding and in keeping a job have kept unemployment and underemployment…