The Resource Library

Publications

  • Review of State Strategies to Expand Medication-Assisted Treatment

    Report | Publication | July 2019

    This report is intended to support state Medicaid agencies and payers in improving access to substance use disorder treatment, with a special focus on medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder. With support from Arnold Ventures, TAC and partners conducted a review of state activities that have significantly increased…

  • Leveraging Medicaid to Combat the Opioid Epidemic: How Leader States and Health Plans Deliver Evidence-Based Treatment

    Media | Publication | June 2019

    In "State Strategies to Expand Medication-Assisted Treatment," TAC and its partners reported on approaches successfully taken by states to increase both the number of providers delivering medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services to people with opioid use disorder, and, more importantly, the number of individuals receiving MAT. In this Health Affairs…

  • State Approaches to Developing the Residential Treatment Continuum for Substance Use Disorders

    Report | Publication | March 2019

    Learn how state Medicaid agencies are taking action to expand the continuum of care available to Medicaid recipients with substance use disorders - and how they are meeting the challenges that come with this newly expanded coverage. With the support of Arnold Ventures, TAC conducted interviews in five states…

  • Southern Nevada Plan to End Youth Homelessness

    Report | Publication | December 2018

    In 2017, Southern Nevada experienced the third highest rate of unaccompanied youth homelessness in the nation. The community recognized the urgent need for a dedicated response to this crisis, and TAC was hired to facilitate the planning process and ultimately draft the first ever Southern Nevada Plan to End…

  • Ending Youth Homelessness Guidebook Series

    Publication | November 2018

    TAC co-wrote this three-part guidebook series with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. It is designed for Continuum of Care (CoC) leadership and other stakeholders to use as a direct, hands-on action plan in efforts to prevent and end youth homelessness. System Planning Mainstream System Collaboration Promising…

  • The Role State Mental Health Authorities Can Play in Delivery of Integrated Primary and Behavioral Health Care for People with Serious Mental Illness, including those with Co-occurring Substance Use Disorders

    | Publication | November 2018

    Authored by TAC Senior Consultant Sherry Lerch, this working paper is part of a 2017 series compiled by the Technical Assistance Coalition of the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, all addressing the question: "What Is the Inpatient Bed Need if You Have a Best Practice Continuum…