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.

  • 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…

  • 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…