Grading the States 2009 Report Card: North Dakota
In 2006, North Dakota’s mental health care system received an F grade. Three years later, it has advanced to a D—a poor grade, but one that indicates the potential for steady advancement. Full narrative (PDF).
Health Promotion and Measurement: F 25% of Total Grade
Basic measures, such as the number of programs delivering evidence-based practices,
emergency room wait-times, and the quantity of psychiatric beds by setting.
Financing & Core Treatment/Recovery Services: D 45% of Total Grade
A variety of financing measures, such as whether Medicaid reimburses providers for all, or part of evidence-based practices; and more.
Consumer & Family Empowerment: D 15% of Total Grade
Includes measures such as consumer and family access to essential information from the
state, promotion of consumer-run programs, and family and peer education and support.
Community Integration and Social Inclusion: F 15% of Total Grade
Includes activities that require collaboration among state mental health agencies and other state agencies and systems.
- CIT and IDDT pilot programs
- Consumer and Family Network
- Peer specialists proposal program
- Implement ACT pilot programs
- Housing options
- Expand evidence-based practices