Policymakers & Community Leaders

Medicaid Forward: Behavioral Health

Source: National Association of Medicaid Directors

This resource captures the work of an executive working group of Medicaid leaders and national behavioral health experts convened by the National Association of Medicaid Directors to develop strategies to expand access to behavioral health services in Medicaid and CHIP.

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Law Enforcement-Social Services Collaborations: Evaluation Framework

Source: Wilder Research

This evaluation framework is designed to assess the impact of collaborations between law enforcement officers and first responders and social service agencies. The framework was developed through workshops and interviews with agencies who have developed collaborative crisis response programs.

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Payers & Providers

National Roadmap on State-Level Efforts to End the Nation’s Drug Overdose Epidemic

Source: American Medical Association & Manatt

The 2020 national roadmap for state strategies to address the nation’s drug overdose epidemic updates the 2019 publication and focuses on 6 strategic areas: increasing access to evidence-based treatments for substance use disorders (SUDs); enforcing mental health and SUD parity laws; ensuring access to physician care; improving access to multi-modal pain care; expanding harm reduction efforts; and improving monitoring and evaluation.

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Patients & Caregivers

Thriving Together

Source: Well Being Trust, Community Initiatives, & ReThink Health

This resource was developed by leaders from over 100 organizations and provides a discussion and list of actions that communities, organizations, businesses, governments, and funders can take to achieve the expectation of: all people and places thriving – no exceptions.

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Pain in the Nation

Source: Trust for America's Health & Well Being Trust

This issue brief discusses the current public health crises of drug overdoses, alcohol use, and suicides in the U.S.

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