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Grading the States 2006: Oregon

Alabama

Report Card

Overall Grade:

C+

Category Grades:

Infrastructure:

A

Information Access:

C-

Services:

C

Recovery Supports:

B
 

Spending, Income, & Rankings

 

 

National Rank

Per Capita Mental Health Spending

$56.49

40

Per Capita Income

$27,857

30

Total Mental Health Spending (in millions)

$201

32

Suicide Rank
11
(tied with Utah)
 

Recent Innovations

  • Mental health insurance parity
  • Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) expansion and fidelity standards
  • Community Mental Health Housing Fund
  • Reinvestment of property assets in mental health care system
 

Urgent Needs

  • Funding
  • Oregon State Hospital remediation and new hospital master plan
  • Implementation of "Blueprint for Action." 


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More Information

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


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

Mental Health Report
News of NAMI's Grading the States 2006 report from KVAL News - OR.
3/03/2006

Oregon gets C-plus on mental care
News of NAMI's Grading the States 2006 report from The Oregonian - OR.
3/01/2006







     
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