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April 14th & 15th

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May 01, 2015 10:00 AM • Teleconference
May 08, 2015 9:30 AM • Mt. Vernon, IL
May 13, 2015 10:00 AM • Springfield, IL
May 15, 2015 9:00 AM • Teleconference
May 18, 2015 9:30 AM • Teleconference
May 22, 2015 9:30 AM • Metropolitan Family Services - Chicago, IL
May 25, 2015 8:00 AM • CBHA Offices Closed
May 28, 2015 2:00 PM • Teleconference
June 05, 2015 10:00 AM • United Way of Central IL - Springfield, IL
June 05, 2015 10:00 AM • North Central Behavioral Health Systems - LaSalle, IL
July 03, 2015 8:00 AM • CBHA Offices Closed
July 17, 2015 9:00 AM • Teleconference
September 07, 2015 8:00 AM • CBHA Offices Closed
ACTION ALERTS

HOUSE HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE HEARING TUESDAY, APRIL 28TH AT 3:00 PM

 

CBHA's Senate Bill 1249 is listed to be called. Please contact and urge your representative to support the passage of this bill. Use this link to the Human Services Committee to see if your representative is a member:  Human Services Committee Member List


PLEASE ASK YOUR REPRESENTATIVE TO SPONSOR SB 1249
Mental Health and Substance Use
System Planning

 

SB 1249 mandates an inclusive process in identifying needed services and financing strategies to develop community - based services in all 102 counties for children, adolescents and adults with serious mental illness and substance use disorders or conditions. Our initiative, SB 1249, was assigned to Human Services Committee on 4/20/15. Please ask your Representative to sponsor SB 1249.


SUPPORT HB 4096 (HAM 1)
MHDD-INDIVID CARE GRANTS

 

House Bill 4096 (HAM 1) passed out of House Human Service committee Wednesday morning 4/22 and is currently on third reading in the House. CBHA filed a witness slip in support of this piece of legislation that seeks to enable reasonable access to children’s mental health care under the Individual Care Grant (ICG) Program. Please contact your State Representatives and urge him/her to vote in favor of HB 4096 (HAM 1).


SUPPORT HB 0001 (HAM 1)
Heroin Crisis Act

 

CBHA Members - The CBHA supported bill, HB 0001 (HAM 1), sponsored by House Deputy Leader Lou Lang was passed out of committee, 08-00-00, and is currently on Second Reading in the House. Please contact your Representatives and urge them to sign on as sponsors or in support when it comes up for a vote.


FY 2016 BUDGET NEGOTIATIONS

  

The Governor and legislative leaders have agreed to work groups to discuss solutions for the FY 2016 budget. The scheduled end of the Illinois General Assembly session is weeks away. It is imperative you

  • Contact your state elected members of the General Assembly about the values of your services and the need for including reforms and additional revenues in the FY 2016 budget negotiations.
  • Ask your networks and coalitions to contact their state elected members of the General Assembly about the values of your services and the need for including reforms and additional revenues in the FY 2016 budget negotiations.
  • Leverage communication opportunities in local media and public forums to elevate the value of your services and call for reforms and additional revenue.
    ■ CBHA calls for Reforms and Adequate Revenues

Provider Results Version 2.0
Access to Prevention, Care, Treatment and Services

Saves Lives and Treasury

  

CBHA Members - Please use the provider results contained in this document as a template and use your own provider results in meetings with your legislators with a copy on file at the CBHA office.  "Provider Results"  should be sent to Sheryl Turpin at CBHA Central.


TAKE ACTION!
Ask Your Representative to Support
Addiction Treatment and Recovery

 

The new Congress has settled in here on Capitol Hill. While we don't yet know which behavioral health bills lawmakers will take up this year, there's one thing we know for sure - it's never too early to start building support for a strong substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery agenda.

 

Please take action today to help us get a head start, by asking your Representative to join the Addiction Treatment and Recovery Caucus!


JOB POSTINGS
New positions posted 4/15/15
  • Program Manager, Child/Adolescent Services (SASS)
  • Operations Leader
  • Nonprofit Accounting Specialist
  • Executive Director
  • Therapist II (Full Time)
  • Therapist III (Full Time)
  • Timberline Knolls Job Fair
    - Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 2 to 6 p.m. -

JOIN US! - If your agency is not yet a CBHA Member, we have a special trial membership offer just for you!


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Our mission is to represent the interests of our members in order
to ensure access and availability of a comprehensive system of
accountable, quality behavioral healthcare services for the people of Illinois.


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