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  • September 4, 2019

    Olmstead at 20 — Using the Vision of Olmstead to Decriminalize Mental Illness

    Olmstead & Community Integration | Blog Post

    Thanks to the 1999 Olmstead decision, more people with mental illness now live in integrated, community-based settings instead of psychiatric hospitals or nursing homes. Yet for the many who who continue to be unnecessarily incarcerated, the promise remains unfulfilled.

  • June 19, 2019

    News, Resources, & Happenings at TAC – June 2019

    Mental Health & Substance Use | Blog Post

    Challenges and solutions for rural mental health care - and helping states expand access to a full range of addiction treatment.

  • May 1, 2019

    Delivering Patient-Centered Care in the Context of Twelve-Step Programming

    Mental Health & Substance Use | Blog Post

    Treatment approaches that involve medication-assisted treatment, and interventions based on 12-step programs, are too often presented as “either/or.” Instead, we’d like to highlight the opportunities for “both.”

  • April 25, 2019

    News, Resources, & Happenings at TAC – April 2019

    Mental Health & Substance Use | Blog Post

    Working to strengthen the response to opioid use disorders in California's American Indian and Alaska Native communities -- and a gathering of leaders focused on the over-incarceration of people with mental illness.