The Resource Library

Publications

  • 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.

  • 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 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…

  • Housing Choice Vouchers Targeted to Non-Elderly Persons with Disabilities – Another Tool to Help End Homelessness

    Publication | December 2014

    Over the past decades, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded almost 55,000 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers specifically targeted to non-elderly people with disabilities to Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) across the nation. Given the high number of people who experience homelessness with disabilities, these…

  • Key Considerations for Serving Chronically Homeless Persons in CoC-Funded Permanent Supportive Housing

    Issue Brief | Publication | December 2014

    On July 28, 2014, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued Notice (CPD-14-012) on Prioritizing Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness and Other Vulnerable Homeless Persons in Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH). The Notice encourages Continuums of Care (CoCs) and recipients of HUD CoC Program funding to prioritize persons…

  • Strategies for Creating Integrated Supportive Housing for People with Disabilities

    Issue Brief | Publication | June 2013

    Securing appropriate housing options for Money Follows the Person (MFP) participants has historically been a challenge for MFP Programs. This brief - developed by TAC as part of the Housing Capacity Building Initiative for Community Living Project, a collaboration of the U.S. Departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)…