Category: Mental Health
Gov. JB Pritzker reaffirmed Tuesday his administration’s support to address access to mental health treatment and services.
Mental health officials were excited to see the recently-approved budget set aside tens of millions of dollars for psychiatric care, though they are uncertain how that money will be allocated.
Newly inaugurated Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants to boost access to mental health services, better connect eligible residents with insurance coverage and hire a city Medicaid director.