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Between 2005 and 2014, the rate of opioid-related inpatient stays and emergency department visits rose an average of 200% across the country. Altarum is working to change this statistic by increasing provider knowledge of safe opioid prescribing to promote patient safety.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2011, suicide accounted for more than 39,500 deaths—approximately one person every 13 minutes.
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September is Recovery Month! The Access to Recovery team is celebrating with several exciting initiatives to get the word out: recovery is possible and ATR is making a difference!
The Community Health Center Innovation Mission Project implemented strategies to improve health care delivery for vulnerable populations.
Altarum assisted SAMHSA in providing technical assistance and training to help all 50 state substance abuse agencies respond to the requirements of health care reform, individual State initiatives, and new federal regulations.
Altarum gathered extensive qualitative data to produce a call to action on women's mental health for policymakers, researchers, and health care providers.
Altarum estimated the potential cost of returning Veterans to DHHS-funded behavioral health care systems for ASPE.
Evaluation of SAMHSA’s Community Mental Health Services and Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Programs
Altarum conducted the first-ever national, independent evaluations of two major SAMHSA block grant programs: the Community Mental Health Services Block Grant and the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant.
Altarum operates the RCSP Technical Assistance Center for SAMHSA/CSAT, providing a wide range of recovery-oriented TA and training to this nationwide network of peer-run programs.
Altarum studied the feasibility of designing a Web-based data system to use during a disaster to track and maintain the dispensing of medication to patients being treated for opioid dependence in the New York City metro area.
Altarum supports the SAMHSA's Access to Recovery (ATR) grant program by providing technical assistance, training, publications and meeting support to help states, tribes, and community-based organizations develop recovery-oriented systems of care.
As a subcontractor to Deloitte, Altarum provides subject matter expertise in the form of physicians, psychologists, nurses and doctoral level researcher to DCoE component centers Deployment Health Clinical Center and Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, as well as the program management office.
The Survey of Ill or Injured Service Members Post Operational Deployment was a large-scale telephone survey conducted from May 2007 to September 2013.