Current Work

PRA is operating the following national technical assistance centers, resource centers, and research projects. For examples of our past work, please visit our Past Work page.

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The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge—Serious Mental Illness Technical Assistance contract provides intensive technical assistance to the selected Safety and Justice Challenge jurisdictions that have targeted initiatives for individuals with Serious Mental Illness.


This national project is designed to increase access to the disability income benefit programs (SSI/SSDI) administered by the Social Security Administration for eligible adults who are experiencing or at-risk of homelessness and have a mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a co-occurring substance use disorder.


This national project is designed to expand access to community-based services for adults diagnosed with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders at all points of contact with the justice system.


This national project is designed to help state and territory teams develop and implement strategic plans to strengthen behavioral health systems for service members, veterans, and their families.


This project aims to promote systems change and improved outcomes for youth with mental behavioral health, substance use, or co-occurring disorders in contact with the juvenile justice system.


This national program is designed to operationalize SAMHSA’s existing wellness initiative. The Program to Achieve Wellness (PAW) strives to promote recovery and holistic well-being for people across the country through the development of online wellness and technical assistance products and resources, provision of technical assistance, and recognition of innovative and successful wellness programs.


This national training and technical assistance program is designed to support case managers across all of the Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISN) to successfully assist Veterans who are homeless, and their families, access and sustain housing via the collaborative U.S. Departments of Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Administration Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program.


The Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program is a one-year $10,000 stipend program awarded to graduate-level students to conduct supervised independent research designed to foster new analysis of work, rehabilitation, and disability issues.