The Resource Library

Publications

  • 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 series compiled by the Technical Assistance Coalition of the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, addressing the question: "What Is the Inpatient Bed Need if You Have a Best Practice Continuum of Care?"   The…

  • The Role of Permanent Supportive Housing in Determining Psychiatric Inpatient Bed Capacity

    Issue Brief | Publication | November 2018

    Authored by TAC Executive Director Kevin Martone and Senior Consultant Sherry Lerch, this is second in the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors' 2017 series of ten briefs addressing the question: "What Is the Inpatient Bed Need if you Have a Best Practice Continuum of Care?" The…

  • Exploring Value-Based Payment to Encourage Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Primary Care

    Report | Publication | June 2018

    Expanding the capacity and ability of primary care providers to assess and treat substance use disorders is critical. With support from the Melville Charitable Trust, TAC and the Center for Health Care Strategies conducted interviews with stakeholders to understand how value-based payment (VBP) levers can be used to encourage…

  • Integrating Substance Use Disorder Treatment & Mainstream Medical Care: Four Ground-Level Experiences

    Report | Publication | June 2018

    This brief offers four examples of the integration of SUD treatment and mainstream medical care. Rather than search for a uniform set of requisite traits, we decided to show why and how four very different groups of providers have moved toward integrated care. (2018)

  • Priced Out: The Housing Crisis for People with Disabilities

    Report | Publication | February 2017

    This edition of the Priced Out report series, created with our partners at the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Housing Task Force, shows that non-elderly adults with disabilities who rely on Supplemental Security Income are among the groups most severely affected by the extreme shortage of affordable rental housing…

  • Using Medicaid to Pay for Services in Permanent Supportive Housing: Steps for CoC Leads to Get Started

    Manual | Publication | August 2016

    Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) is an effective intervention for ending chronic homelessness. An essential part of the PSH model is a package of health care and supportive services that helps people with disabilities get and stay housed. Those services, however, cost money - money that can be difficult to…