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  • McCabe, Heather; Fox, Kathryn (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban Policy and the Environment, 2004)
    This report, produced jointly by the Center for Urban Policy and the Environment and the William S. and Christine S. Hall Center for Law and Health, addresses the need for improvements in Indiana's foster care system.
  • Anderson, Jeffrey A.; Wright, Eric R.; Kooreman, Harold E. (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban Policy and the Environment, 2005)
    Predicting Success in a System of Care (Dawn Project Evaluation Study Issue Brief No. 12). Bloomington, IN: Indiana Consortium for Mental Health Services Research.
  • Wright, Dustin E.; Wright, Eric R.; Mills, M. Susan (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban Policy and the Environment, 2006)
    This issue brief reviews the prevalence and consequences of obesity, discusses factors that contribute to obesity for the entire population and for specific groups, reviews some recent public health initiatives to combat ...
  • Wright, Eric R.; Wright, Dustin E.; Hardy-Sellers, Tysha; Jay, Stephen (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban Policy and the Environment, 2006)
    This report discusses smoking statistics and trends in Indiana. Some minority groups at highest risk for medical problems caused by tobacco have the highest smoking rates. Also, rates are higher among groups with socio-economic ...
  • Wright, Dustin E.; Callis, Jeff; Wright, Eric R. (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban Policy and the Environment, 2006)
    This report discusses the financial strain on healthcare systems in Indiana and in the U.S. caused by the obesity epidemic and public policies that might alleviate that financial strain.
  • Indiana State Epidemiological and Outcomes Workgroup (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban Policy and the Environment, 2006)
    This document, written for state policymakers and community leaders, presents data and analysis to support the development of a framework for advancing the mission of the Indiana Substance Abuse Prevention System. It was ...
  • Lawson, Anthony H.; Wright, Eric R.; Chaloupka, Frank J.; Christensen, Kari (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban Policy and the Environment, 2006)
    This issue brief presents an analysis of the impact of an increase in the state cigarette excise tax. An increase would decrease smoking rates, increase revenue from state cigarette excise taxes, ease healthcare costs, and ...
  • Witesman, Eva (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Urban Policy and the Environment, 2006)
    This report provides preliminary draft estimates regarding the number of Marion County children and youth who may be at elevated risk for juvenile delinguency and other unfavorable behaviors. The numbers are based on local ...
  • Lawson, Anthony; Wright, Eric R. (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2006-08-31)
    The Indiana State Maternal & Child Health Early Childhood Comprehensive System (ECCS) was conceived as an initiative to engage state agencies, community partners and families of young children to develop a coordinated, ...
  • Kooreman, Harold; Anderson, Jeffrey A.; Wright, Eric (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2007)
    This report discusses the Dawn Project, an integrated system of care for young people in Indiana with serious emotional disturbance. The Dawn Project involves a treatment team that coordinates services for these children ...
  • Wright, Eric R.; Greene, Marion (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2007)
    This document, written for state policymakers and community leaders, presents data and analysis to support the development of a framework for advancing the mission of the Indiana Substance Abuse Prevention System. It was ...
  • Dixon, Brian; Wright, Dustin; Quantz, Steven; Wright, Eric R. (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2007)
    A major reason for skyrocketing health care costs in the United States is that health care delivery is highly fragmented. Many patients seek care from an array of doctors, hospitals, labs, and other providers, but their ...
  • Wright, Eric; Littlepage, Laura; Federspiel, Courtney (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2007)
    Can information about the behavior patterns of the homeless help the city better serve these individuals and save tax dollars at the same time? Researchers set out to answer this question by identifying chronically homeless ...
  • Wright, Eric; Littlepage, Laura; Christensen, Kari; Patterson, Kristina (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2007)
    This issue brief reports the results of the 2007 Homeless Count in Indianapolis, Indiana, and provides thoughts for policymakers who are interested in homelessness programs.
  • Lawson, Anthony; Quantz, Steven; Wright, Eric R. (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2007-03)
    This report is the second of three evaluation reports investigating the implementation of ECCS initiatives. Data and other information for this study comes from a variety of sources, including the Indiana State Department ...
  • Wright, Eric; Greene, Marion (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2007-07)
    The Center for Health Policy (CHP) conducted a mental health and addiction services needs assessment for North Central Health Services (NCHS) in Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren, and ...
  • Clendenning, Daniel; Greene, Marion; Wright, Eric R. (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2007-08)
    This report is the third evaluation report investigating the implementation of ECCS initiatives. Data and other information for this study comes from a variety of sources, including the Indiana State Department of Health, ...
  • Clendenning, Daniel; Wright, Eric R.; Greene, Marion (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2007-12)
    This evaluation will focus on benchmarking and assessing the implementation of the (Early Childhood Comprehensive System) ECCS project as well as providing available data regarding early outcomes. The evaluation will ...
  • Greene, Marion; Mullins, Sean (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2007-12)
    A quick summary on the use of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, non-medical prescription drugs, and polysubstances in Indiana
  • Deady, Ben; Wright, Eric R.; Aiypkhanova, Ainur; Aladejebi, Oluyemi (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2008)
    In the 2008 election, health policy remains a significant concern to many voters. The Center for Health Policy has created a side-by-side comparison of the Indiana gubernatorial candidates' positions on health care and ...

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