Mental Health and Substance Abuse

NOTE: Many of HDWG's projects include mental health and substance abuse in their content. The projects listed below have this as their primary focus or as an explicit service area that was one of several foci of the study.

Completed Projects

A Study of Access to Health Care for People with Disabilities Across the Life Span and the Spectrum of Disability, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, 1999-2002.
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National Program Evaluation and Support Center on HIV and Substance Abuse, Health Resources and Services Administration, 1999 – 2004. Read more . . .

NHP/Brightwood Program Evaluation an evaluation of a managed care pilot program at a Community Health Center in Springfield, MA, Center for Health Care Strategies, 2001-2004. Read more . . .

Innovations in the Delivery of Substance Abuse Treatment Services to People with Disabilities Under Medicaid Managed Care, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation National Program Office on Substance Abuse Policy and Research, 1999 – 2001. Read more . . .

An Evaluation of Mental Health Services Provided to People with HIV in Massachusetts – two studies: one an evaluation of several innovative mental health pilots funded by the AIDS Bureau at DPH more information, and the second an assessment of how other DPH funds are used to provide mental health care, Massachusetts Department of Public Health HIV/AIDS Bureau, 2000 – 2001. Read more . . .

State-wide Strategic Planning Process to integrate HIV, Hepatitis C, and Substance Abuse Treatment Services in Massachusetts, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Abuse Treatment Services and the U.S. Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration, 2001. Read more . . .

A study of quality monitoring activities among state Medicaid programs that provide health and behavioral health services through managed care contracts, Harvard School of Public Health: several studies of baseline and follow-up quality-monitoring activities among Medicaid managed care programs and identify major technical assistance needs, 2002 – 2004.

An Evaluation of the Collaborative Care Management Program at East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, a care management program integrating primary care, mental health, and substance abuse treatment, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, 1997 – 2001. Read more . . .