Grading the States 2006
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Grading the States 2006: North Dakota

Alabama

Report Card

Overall Grade:

F

Category Grades:

Infrastructure:

F

Information Access:

F

Services:

D+

Recovery Supports:

F
 

Spending, Income, & Rankings

 

 

National Rank

Per Capita Mental Health Spending

$81.06

25

Per Capita Income

$27,728

33

Total Mental Health Spending (in millions)

$51

48

Suicide Rank
13
 
 

Recent Innovations

  • Jail diversion programs starting to emerge in the state
  • Plans to implement recovery-model training for staff and consumers 
 

Urgent Needs

  • Implementation of evidence-based practices
  • Increased housing options for individuals with mental illnesses
  • Better solutions for service delivery in rural areas 


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More Information

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


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


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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.


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