Evaluation of the SAMHSA Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration (PBHCI) Grant Program: Final Report (Task 13)
Describes the results of RAND's evaluation of Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration (PBHCI), one of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's service grant programs.
Apr 21, 2014
Using data from 2000 to 2010, RAND researchers estimated the number of users, expenditures, and consumption for four illicit drugs: cocaine (including crack), heroin, marijuana, and methamphetamine (meth).
Mar 10, 2014
RAND researchers generated national estimates of the total number of users, total expenditures, and total consumption for four illicit drugs from 2000 to 2010: cocaine (including crack), heroin, marijuana, and methamphetamine.
Mar 7, 2014
Pocket parks, when perceived as attractive and safe destinations, may increase physical activity by encouraging families with children to walk there.
Jan 1, 2014
The goal of the study was to determine whether using a community-based participatory approach with park directors and park advisory boards (PABs) could increase physical activity in local parks.
Nov 1, 2013
Scenario discovery offers a new means to characterize and communicate the information in computer simulation models under conditions of deep uncertainty.
Sep 26, 2013
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation has funded 108 projects implementing new service delivery or payment models intended to deliver lower cost through improving quality of care. This report describes a strategy for evaluating the results.
Aug 15, 2013
Parks have significant roles in supporting vigorous physical activity of the local population.
Jan 1, 2013
Is Military Disability Compensation Adequate to Offset Civilian Earnings Losses from Service-Connected Disabilities?
Examines the adequacy of disability compensation to offset the reduction in civilian earnings opportunities that are associated with veterans' service-connected disabilities.
Aug 8, 2012
Deregulating School Aid in California: How Districts Responded to Flexibility in Tier 3 Categorical Funds in 2010-2011
Describes how California's school district chief financial officers (CFOs) made decisions in light of a new state policy that increased flexibility over a large number of previously restricted categorical programs.
Jun 25, 2012
More Freedom to Spend Less Money: What Happened When California School Districts Gained Spending Flexibility and Budgets Were Cut
Examines how California school districts responded to increased financial flexibility in the face of budget cut.
Jun 25, 2012
In this article, we discuss controlling simultaneous errors in classification of teachers or schools by a decision-theoretic approach.
Feb 1, 2012
A rich literature indicates that individuals of lower socio-economic status engage in less leisure time physical activity than individuals of higher socio-economic status.
Jan 1, 2012
Reports the results of a longitudinal study of youth from military families and their caregivers concerning their emotional well-being and how well they are coping with servicemembers' extended deployments.
Jan 19, 2011
Examines the behavioral and emotional well-being of a sample of military families over a year as they cope with the stress of war and deployment, using surveys and in-depth interviews with youth and their nondeployed caregivers.
Jan 19, 2011
Caregivers affiliated with the National Guard and those with more months of deployment report significantly poorer emotional well-being, and more household and relationship hassles.
Jan 1, 2011
We propose a fully nonparametric empirical estimator using the standardized regression residuals from the general location-scale model y=m(x) + v(x)e for the original continuous measurement.
Jun 1, 2010
Although studies have begun to explore the impact of the current wars on child well-being, none have examined how children are doing across social, emotional, and academic domains.
Jan 1, 2010
This reassessment of the relationship between heavy and persistent marijuana use and high school dropout found that drop out is unlikely to be due to its adverse effects on cognition.
Jan 1, 2010
Jan 1, 2009
Examines the extent to which time-varying factors, including substance use, influence the likelihood of heavy and persistent marijuana users dropping out of school and determines that parental and peer influences drive this result.
Jan 1, 2008