Behavioral Health & Health Policy

From nationwide behavioral health surveillance surveys to program-specific randomized control trial evaluations, Westat brings world-class experts and solutions to improve our country's response to behavioral health crises. We work with clinicians, researchers, and policymakers to build capacity for implementing, measuring, and continuously improving evidence-based practices, policies, and research. Our team includes leading substance use, abuse and addiction, traumatic stress, and mental health researchers and practitioners.

Behavioral Health & Health Policy Leadership

510+

Projects

200

Staff

350

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Publications

Rubenstein L., Dukes S., Fearing C., Foster B.K., Painter K., Rosenblatt A., and Rubin W. (2018).

A case study for social marketing: Key strategies for transforming the children's mental health system in the United States.

Rog D.J., Reidy M.C., Manian N., Daley T.C., and Lieberman L. (2021).

Opportunities for psychologists to enact community change through adverse childhood experiences, trauma, and resilience networks.

Frechtling J.A., Dunderdale T., Price S., Meissner H.I., Mayne R.G., McCrae T., van Bemmel D.M., Bahde A.L., Mandal R., Nagler C.F., and Hull L.C. (2021).

Establishing a research base to inform tobacco regulation: Overview.

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