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DMHAS Research Division

CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS)

Research Division

The Research Division of the Connecticut Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services (DMHAS) is a nationally recognized research leader among state mental health and substance abuse agencies. The members of the DMHAS Research Division staff are employees of the University of Connecticut School of Social Work, with grant and contract funds from the National Institute on Mental Health, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, as well as the State of Connecticut. The Research Division conducts program evaluations and cost effectiveness studies and investigates many issues of policy relevance in the mental health and addictions fields, including supportive housing, mental health and addictions among criminal justice-involved populations, trauma interventions, and implementation of evidence-based practices. Research conducted in Connecticut informs decision-makers about the effectiveness of treatment and the impact of policies on persons with behavioral health disorders.


Eleni Rodis

Eleni Rodis, MS
Acting Director

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Kate Parr, PhD

Wendy Ulaszek, PhD

Wendy Ulaszek, PhD Research Faculty/DMHAS Research Unit Senior Staff

Hsiu-Ju Lin, PhD

Hsiu-Ju Lin, PhD Research Faculty/DMHAS EQMI Unit Senior Staff


DMHAS Research Unit

DMHAS Research Unit