The Resource Library


  • Federal Policy Recommendations to Support State Implementation of Medicaid-Funded Mobile Crisis Programs

    Issue Brief | Publication | January 2022

    In the context of new federal funding policies and the upcoming launch of the 988 behavioral health crisis line, this brief identifies important issues in mobile crisis implementation and describes ways that federal agencies can support state and local efforts.

  • Mobile Crisis Teams: A State Planning Guide for Medicaid-Financed Crisis Response Services

    Manual | Publication | January 2022

    A review of new federal requirements and funding opportunities related to community-based mobile crisis intervention services.

  • Heart Equity Action Lab (HEAL) Racial Equity & Social Justice Tool

    Manual | Publication | December 2021

    Adapted by LaMont Green and Nastacia’ Moore from Race Forward's Racial Equity Impact Assessment Toolkit, this resource provides a holistic interrogation of Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Coordinated Community Plan elements, to help teams anticipate and mitigate adverse consequences to racially marginalized and historically disenfranchised young people experiencing homelessness.

  • Implementation of the 988 Hotline: A Framework for State and Local Systems Planning

    Issue Brief | Publication | October 2021

    988 presents a unique opportunity for the behavioral health system, law enforcement, 911 systems, and other stakeholders to strengthen crisis response capacity and to provide people experiencing a mental health crisis with appropriate support.

  • The Gab on YABs

    Fact Sheet | Publication | April 2020

    We surveyed seven communities to ask about the role and functioning of youth leadership in their efforts to address youth homelessness.

  • Olmstead at 20: Using the Vision of Olmstead to Decriminalize Mental Illness

    Report | Publication | February 2020

    Thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court's historic Olmstead decision 20 years ago, many more people with mental illness now live in integrated, community-based settings rather than in psychiatric hospitals, nursing homes, or large board and care facilities. Yet for far too many people with mental illness who end up…