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Bicha meets with Joint Budget Committee to discuss behavioral health

posted Jan 4, 2017, 8:46 AM by Nicole Grabowski - CDHS   [ updated Jan 4, 2017, 8:58 AM ]
Yesterday, Reggie Bicha, Executive Director of the Department of Human Services met with the Joint Budget Committee to discuss the FY 2017-18 budget request as it relates to the Office of Behavioral Health. 

Topics for discussion included FY 2017-18 budget requests for Crisis Services Enhancements, Mental Health Institutes Security Enhancements and Substance Use Disorder Treatment as well as capital investments at the Institutes. He also discussed the recommendations from the SB 16-169 Mental Health Hold Task Force. 
The Department's formal hearing responses and presentation can be downloaded here.