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Grading the States 2006: Illinois

Illinois

Report Card

Overall Grade:

F

Category Grades:

Infrastructure:

D-

Information Access:

F

Services:

F

Recovery Supports:

D
 

Spending, Income, & Rankings

 

 

National Rank

Per Capita Mental Health Spending

$66.12

34

Per Capita Income

$31,987

11

Total Mental Health Spending (in millions)

$835

7

Suicide Rank
44
 

Recent Innovations

  • Real estate transaction fees to fund rental assistance programs
 

Urgent Needs

  • Balanced hospital and community service capacity
  • Broad implementation of evidence-based practices
  • Stronger collaboration to promote employment opportunities
  • Jail diversion strategies, including re-entry programs 


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More Information

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


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


Other Resources

Grading the States 2009

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

Organization gives state failing grade for mental health treatment
News of NAMI's Grading the States 2006 report from The News-Gazette - IL.
3/03/2006

Group gives 'F' to Illinois' mental health programs
News of NAMI's Grading the States 2006 report from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch - MO & IL
3/02/2006

Failing grade for state on mental health
News of NAMI's Grading the States 2006 report from the Chicago Tribune - IL.
3/01/2006







     
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