The goal of this paper is to improve understanding of the roles that race and racism play in an individual’s social determinants of health—in particular, the social determinants of healthcare access and quality, as well as social and community context—and how these affect the availability, accessibility, and quality of mental health crisis services. It offers multiple strategies for creating a racially equitable crisis continuum.
This document summarizes findings from a three-part roundtable series about intellectual or developmental disability and co-occurring mental health challenges. Includes extended examples from Delaware, Michigan, Maryland, New Mexico, and Ohio.
In this report, the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) proposes seven goals to produce breakthroughs for people living with serious mental illness.
This report addresses how technology is being used by several states, and the opportunities and challenges it presents, in the delivery of key crisis services.
This policy paper reviews best practices for law enforcement crisis response, outlines the components of a comprehensive continuum of crisis care that provides alternatives to law enforcement involvement and ED utilization, and provides strategies for collaboration and alignment towards common goals.