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


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.

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.