To answer questions on what services and barriers people with psychiatric disorders face, the authors conducted two targeted literature reviews: (1) employment programs and outcomes for people with psychiatric disorders; and (2) employment programs for people with other disabilities. Also analyzed was data from the Survey of Income and Program
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This is the PDF version of the 2018 Update of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease. More information about the National Alzheimer's Project Act is available at https://aspe.hhs.gov/national-alzheimers-project-act .
State and Local Policy Levers for Increasing Treatment and Recovery Capacity to Address the Opioid Epidemic: Final Report
Jesse Hinde, PhD, Jennifer Hayes, BA, Tami Mark, PhD, Shampa Bernstein, JD, BA, and Sarita L. Karon, PhD RTI International September 29, 2017 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (76 PDF pages)
Examining Substance Use Disorder Treatment Demand and Provider Capacity in a Changing Health Care System: Initial Findings Report
Although trends in substance use disorder (SUD) prevalence and treatment receipt have been relatively constant for the last decade, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could result in a substantial increase in the number of individuals seeking or referred to treatment. The impact of parity legislation, changing perspectives about the importance of SUDs
Across the country, state and local officials are increasingly focused on improving health outcomes for people living with mental illness or substance use disorders. This brief analyzes national data on behavioral health and reviews published research focused on how Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act advances the goal of improving tr
In this issue brief, the authors explore the provisions of the Affordable Care Act that may enable Americans with mental illness to obtain the mental health treatment and support services they need to continue working or get back to work.
ASPE ISSUE BRIEF How the Affordable Care Act Can Support Employment for People with Mental Illness May 2014 Allison Wishon Siegwarth and Crystal Blyler Mathematica Policy Research Abstract
Substantial Improvements to Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Coverage in Response to the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008
This Brief was prepared by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy. For additional information about this subject, visit the DALTCP home page at http://aspe.hhs.gov/office_specific/daltcp.cfm or contact the author, Kirsten