We conducted a scoping study to identify data sources and linking strategies commonly used in opioid studies, describe data source strengths and limitations, and highlight opportunities to use data to address public health research questions.
Dec 5, 2019
Data Sources and Data-Linking Strategies to Support Research to Address the Opioid Crisis: Final Report
This report highlights key research questions and identifies opportunities to use existing data sources and implement data-linking strategies that can support the HHS five point strategy to combat the opioid crisis.
Oct 16, 2018
Strengthening College Students' Mental Health Knowledge, Awareness, and Helping Behaviors: The Impact of Active Minds, a Peer Mental Health Organization
Activities through college student peer organizations like Active Minds can improve attitudes toward and perceived knowledge of mental health issues and increase helping behaviors.
Jun 28, 2018
Unmet Mental Health Treatment Need and Attitudes Toward Online Mental Health Services Among Community College Students
Community college students reported being open to using online mental health services, but utilization was low.
Apr 24, 2018
This report determines the preliminary impact of CalMHSA's prevention and early intervention activities on the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of California community college faculty and staff regarding supporting students' mental health needs.
Jan 3, 2018
The Role of Online Communities of Practice in Promoting Sociotechnical Capital Among Science Teachers
We found few significant predictors of collaborative participation in these virtual CoPs.
Oct 31, 2017
Two surveys of California public college students provide insight into the preliminary impact of the California Mental Health Services Authority's activities on college students' receipt of information about mental health issues and support services.
Jun 29, 2017
Educational Outcomes Associated With School Behavioral Health Interventions: A Review of the Literature
A review of studies on school-based mental health services showed benefits across a range of school outcomes for teens.
Jun 9, 2017
Digital Resources for STEM Educators and Recommendations for Cyberlearning Initiatives: Results from the National Science Foundation Digital Library/Distributed Learning Program Evaluation
This evaluation of the National Science Digital Library/Distributed Learning (NSDL) program assessed the sustainability of NSDL resources, tools, and services over time and across the changing technology landscape.
Apr 27, 2017
Cincinnati is seeking to expand preschool programs to more children. RAND researchers studied a variety of approaches and found that while each approach would likely provide returns on investment, it is important to ensure programs are high quality.
Dec 12, 2016
This report analyzes the costs to implement the Children's Aid Society's Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program in-school model for one year for 880 students at one school district in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Aug 30, 2016
This report documents access to high-quality preschool programs in Cincinnati, Ohio, for three- and four-year-olds and examines costs and benefits of policy options for making publicly funded, high-quality preschool programs more widely available.
Aug 16, 2016
Evaluation Design Recommendations for the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Demonstration Program
This report describes the research questions, data sources, and potential designs that might be used to evaluate the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic demonstration, in hopes of providing evidence to policymakers on impact and value.
Aug 12, 2016
A Preliminary Evaluation of Interactive Video Simulation Training for Campus Law Enforcement in California
This report evaluates the Interactive Video Simulation Training to help campus law enforcement professionals refer and intervene with college students experiencing psychological distress.
Jun 10, 2016
Analysis of visitors to CalMHSA-funded student mental health websites shows that visitors at educational institutions comprised the largest audience segment and promotional campaigns likely increased traffic.
Mar 14, 2016
California's Statewide Mental Health Prevention and Early Intervention Initiatives Show Promising Early Results, But Sustained Investment Is Needed
Summarizes findings from an evaluation of a set of California initiatives to help reduce mental health stigma and discrimination, prevent suicide, and improve student mental health.
Sep 16, 2015
CalMHSA Stigma and Discrimination Reduction Online Resources: Highlights from an Evaluation of Web Analytic Data
Reports on an evaluation of online resources developed by the California Mental Health Services Authority's stigma and discrimination reduction initiative program partners and provides an overview of these resources and the use of partner websites.
Aug 17, 2015
Mental Health Trainings in California's Higher Education System Are Associated with Increased Confidence and Likelihood to Intervene with and Refer Students
Reports on an evaluation of California mental health trainings offered to staff and students in California's higher education system.
Feb 2, 2015
Mental Health Trainings in California's K-12 System Are Associated with Increased Confidence and Likelihood to Intervene with and Refer Students
Reports on an evaluation of California mental health trainings offered to staff in California's K-12 system.
Feb 2, 2015
Report provides the results of a California survey of colleges and universities on mental health experiences and attitudes, perceptions of campus mental health services, and perceptions of overall campus climate toward mental health and well-being.
Jun 3, 2014
This fact sheet summarizes the first-year evaluation of California's Student Mental Health Initiative.
Mar 6, 2014
Evaluating the California Mental Health Services Authority's Student Mental Health Initiative: Year 1 Findings
Summarizes first-year findings of an ongoing evaluation of a California program aimed at developing statewide capacities and implementing interventions to improve student mental health.
Feb 11, 2014
Interventions to Improve Student Mental Health: A Literature Review to Guide Evaluation of California's Mental Health Prevention and Early Intervention Initiative
The authors review data on the prevalence of youth mental health disorders and schools' use of student mental health (SMH) programs and describe schools' role in addressing SMH concerns and outline a conceptual model for guiding program evaluation.
Dec 27, 2012