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


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.

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.

Addressing the Opioid Crisis in Ohio

February 12, 2018 | Research Brief

Altarum implemented a three-phase approach to analyze current resources and determine where additional investment was needed to address the opioid crisis in Lorain County, Ohio.

The potential societal benefit of eliminating the opioid crisis exceeds $95 billion per year

November 16, 2017 | Report

The cost of the opioid crisis exceeded $95 billion in 2016, according to analysis recently released by Altarum, underscoring the importance of swift investment in evidence-based interventions.

Advancing Responsible Opioid Prescribing

May 24, 2017 | Research Brief

Altarum's Advancing Responsible Opioid Prescribing program improves conscientious prescribing, patient education, and prescription tracking (utilizing Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs) among ambulatory providers.