Mental Illness – Treatment & Recovery Supports

A good and modern behavioral health system is one that emphasizes mental health as essential to overall health and in which prevention works, treatment is effective, and people recover. For mental illness, treatment and recovery require both a comprehensive and effective continuum of care and access to strong community-based supports, including housing.

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TAC partners with federal agencies, national stakeholders, payers, and state governments, helping them each to create policies and financing mechanisms to support integrated, person-centered care models for adults, youth, and families.

Areas of Expertise

  • Comprehensive analyses of public mental health service systems to identify needs, gaps, challenges, and opportunities
  • Systems reorientation toward integrated treatment, recovery, community living, expansion of peer and employment supports, and improved access to community-based services through system-wide and inclusive strategic planning
  • Housing as a platform to foster and promote community integration, recovery, independence, and self-sufficiency
  • Statutory, regulatory, and financing design and implementation approaches that foster best practices and provide incentives for quality and performance
  • Workforce training and development to support evidence-based and best practice clinical and operational practices
  • Outcome and performance measurement and continuous quality improvement systems
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