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Aspirin Project

The Aspirin Project is an initiative in Altarum’s Center for Prevention. The Project’s goal is to increase awareness about daily, low-dose aspirin use for the prevention of disease. Serving both consumers and providers, it provides unbiased information about who should and who shouldn’t take aspirin.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Community Health Worker Health Disparities Initiative

Altarum leads the strategic development and expansion of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Community Health Worker Health Disparities Initiative.

Act Against AIDS, Men Who Have Sex With Men of All Races Media Campaign, CDC, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Altarum works with American Institutes for Research on this national media campaign, developing partnerships and creating community engagement events with and for gay and bisexual men.

Decent Care Values

Altarum led the first research and demonstration project of Decent Care Values, a unique model that constructs health care based on affected people voicing what they need and want while living with disease and illness.

CDC's d-up! HIV Intervention: Video Development, Production, Distribution

Altarum led the development, production, and distribution of a 30-minute instructional video and 5-minute promotional video on the d-up: Defend Yourself! HIV prevention intervention, which targets African American men who have sex with men.

Guiding Development of a Research Agenda for Public Health Systems and Services Research

Altarum is supporting the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in developing a research agenda in the emerging field of public health systems and services research (PHSSR).

Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative (AAALI)

Altarum supported the network of Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative (AAALI) organizations to integrate HIV prevention activities into their missions and day-to-day activities.

Preparing State Substance Abuse Agencies for Health Care Reform

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.

Impact of Returning Veterans on Behavioral Health Services

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.

Recovery Community Services Program (RCSP) Technical Assistance Center

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.

Opioid Treatment Disaster Planning Study for the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)

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.

Technical Assistance to SAMHSA’s Access to Recovery (ATR) Program

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.

Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis (Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy)

Altarum assists the HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) in implementing, monitoring, and promoting public awareness about the groundbreaking Viral Hepatitis Action Plan.

Multi-Sectorial Partnerships (MSP) for HIV/ AIDS Awareness, Prevention, and Mobilization

Under the MSP contract, Altarum helps the CDC identify, recruit, engage, and coordinate multi-sectorial HIV/AIDS partnerships with organizations from all sectors, including arts/ entertainment, business/labor, civic/social, faith, health, and media.

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