Grading the States 2006
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Grading the States 2006: Indiana

Indiana

Report Card

Overall Grade:

D-

Category Grades:

Infrastructure:

F

Information Access:

C+

Services:

D

Recovery Supports:

F
 

Spending, Income, & Rankings

 

 

National Rank

Per Capita Mental Health Spending

$72.37

28

Per Capita Income

$27,328

36

Total Mental Health Spending (in millions)

$448

19

Suicide Rank
24
 

Recent Innovations

  • Commitment to transformation
  • Implementation of Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) in partnership with universities
  • Prison education program
 

Urgent Needs

  • Caution on scope and speed of changes
  • Greater transparency
  • Consumer and family participation in decisions
  • Waiting list reduction for community services


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More Information

Grading the States 2006: Indiana - Narrative
Read the full narrative from NAMI's report on Indiana's health care system for serious mental illness


Grading the States 2006: Indiana - Score Card
View the details of how Indiana scored on the criteria used by NAMI in evaluating its health care system for serious mental illness.


Other Resources

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State & Local NAMIs
NAMI has a state organization in every state and over 1,000 local affiliates. Connect with the NAMI nearest you, and find out how you can get involved.

Grading the States 2006 Online Discussion
Share your comments, reactions, personal stories and ideas around NAMI's report on the state of America's health care system for serious mental illness.


News Coverage

Mental care scores poorly
News of NAMI's Grading the States 2006 report from The Indianapolis Star - IN.
3/02/2006

D is for dismal report
News of NAMI's Grading the States 2006 report from The Star Press - IN.
3/02/2006

Group ranks state among worst on mental health care
News of NAMI's Grading the States 2006 report from the Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette - IN.
3/01/2006

Indiana's mental health care near bottom
News of NAMI's Grading the States 2006 report from the Indianapolis Star - IN
3/01/2006


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