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Grading the States 2006: Kansas

Kansas

Report Card

Overall Grade:

F

Category Grades:

Infrastructure:

F

Information Access:

F

Services:

D-

Recovery Supports:

B
 

Spending, Income, & Rankings

 

 

National Rank

Per Capita Mental Health Spending

$75.22

26

Per Capita Income

$28,422

27

Total Mental Health Spending (in millions)

$204

31

Suicide Rank
21
 

Recent Innovations

  • Dedication at the state level to system transformation and evidence-based practices implementation
  • Academic partnerships to advance service and development and delivery
 

Urgent Needs

  • Increased flexibility from the state to listen to the concerns of consumers and families
  • Implementation of Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams
  • Jail diversion programs


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More Information

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


Grading the States 2006: Kansas - Score Card
View the details of how Kansas 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

Kansas earns F for mental health care
News of NAMI's Grading the States 2006 report from The Wichita Eagle - KS.
3/02/2006







     
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