The Resource Library

Publications

  • Effective Behavioral Health Crisis Care for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

    Issue Brief | Publication | August 2020

    Exploring core crisis system components, with specific consideration for the needs of people who are homeless.

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

    Report | Publication | February 2020

    Thanks to the 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 unnecessarily in jails…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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)…

  • Supporting Community Living: Olmstead and Money Follows the Person (MFP)

    Issue Brief | Publication | January 2013

    This brief - developed by TAC as part of the Housing Capacity Building Initiative for Community Living Project, under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Money Follows the Person (MFP) Rebalancing Demonstration - offers guidance to state policy makers on how MFP can be utilized to assist…