Our research is used by government agencies, foundations, and others to advance better health policies and programs.


Access to Behavioral Health Care in Michigan, 2019 Data Update

December 13, 2022 | Report

Funded by the Michigan Health Endowment Fund, the new report uses 2019 data to provide a picture of behavioral health access in Michigan just prior to the pandemic.

Medicaid and Private Insurance Spending on Behavioral Health Care in Virginia Increases from 2014 to 2020

November 29, 2022 | Report

Altarum’s analysis of Virginia’s behavioral health care spending between 2014 and 2020 finds that per-enrollee spending on behavioral health care significantly increased across payers. Learn the many factors contributing to the growth.

This Resource Can Help Your Institution Combat Stigma and Improve Recovery Services for Opioid Use Disorders

August 17, 2020 | Research Brief

This brief that can help academic, health care, and other institutions improve recovery services in the time of Covid-19.

Development of the National Network of Depression Centers Mood Outcomes Program

February 19, 2020 | Online Article

Our important work with the National Network of Depression Centers was recently published in Psychiatric Services, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Psychiatric Association.

Diabetes Prevention Program attendance is associated with improved patient activation: Results from the Prediabetes Informed Decisions and Education (PRIDE) study

December 01, 2019 | Online Article

The Altarum Consumer Engagement (ACE) measure was used to calculate patient activation at both baseline and follow-up in a study examining the relationship between patient activation and Diabetes Prevention Program uptake and attendance.

Medication-Assisted Treatment and Recovery Best Practice Guide

August 30, 2019 | Research Brief

This report presents findings on medication-assisted treatment best practices, and the conditions needed to help providers successfully deliver MAT services.

How Accessible is Behavioral Health Care in Michigan?

July 30, 2019 | Report

In order to gain a better understanding of gaps and barriers to behavioral health treatment, the Michigan Health Endowment Fund contracted with Altarum to study access across Michigan.

Collateral Damage of the Opioid Crisis

December 12, 2018 | Research Brief

This survey reveals the needs of grandparents raising grandchildren displaced by the opioid crisis, and offers recommendations for supporting them.