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
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.
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).
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.
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
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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.
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!
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Alliance for Health Implementation Work Groups
|DHS - Illinois Department of Human Services by Division:|
|DCFS - Illinois Department of Children and Family Services||Alcoholism & Substance Abuse|
|GOHIT - Governor's Office of Health Innovation and Transformation||Developmental Disabilities|
|HFS - Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services||Family & Community Services|
|ILHIE - Illinois Health Information Exchange||Mental Health|
|ISBE - Illinois State Board of Education||Rehabilitation Services|