Message from the CEO
As the pace of change in healthcare accelerates, leaders increasingly recognize the need to dramatically improve health outcomes for people at risk for, or living with, chronic illnesses in the United States. Chronic conditions are the biggest drivers of health care and disability costs, and behavioral health conditions are increasingly recognized as major contributing factors to these costs.
Measuring MH and SUD Need and Capacity in Massachusetts
DMA is pleased to have partnered with JEN Associates and EBD Consulting to prepare a statewide assessment of mental health and substance use disorder needs and service capacity for the State Health Planning Council.
Building Consensus on Residential Measures
CMHI National Evaluation
DMA Health Strategies is pleased to be partnering with Westat to work on SAMHSA’s “Evaluation of Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program”.
Events & Conferences
Masschusetts Family Serving Agencies
How organizational size relates to financial condition was the topic of a presentation made by Wendy Holt to the Massachusetts Family Servicing Agencies in April 2015.
DMA supported BasicNeeds US and the town of Lexington in the screening of “Hidden Pictures” on October 22, 2013 at Clark Middle School in Lexington. The screening and panel discussion with filmmaker Delaney Ruston promoted a dialogue on stigma and the burden of mental illness.
The Kennedy Forum
DMA Health Strategies was proud to sponsor the Kennedy Forum on Community Mental Health on the 50th anniversary of President’ Kennedy’s signing of the Community Mental Health Act.