Mental Health Project

Project goals:

  1. To improve the quality and quantity of community mental health services for persons with serious mental illnesses.
  2. To improve the quality of care provided in state mental hospitals.
  3. To insure that persons confined in state hospitals are treated in the least restrictive environment.
  4. To create a coordinated system of care for persons with mental illness in Illinois.
  5. To reduce the number of persons with mental illness in the criminal justice system.
  6. To improve the treatment provided to persons with mental illness in prisons and jails.

Students who want to learn more about the Mental Health Project may contact Professor Heyrman or clinic student Jeff Levine, ’15, for more information.

Clinical teacher: Mark J. Heyrman

Project Secretary:  Zonda Carriel

Project Social Worker:  Michelle Geller

Mental Health Legislation

Mental health legislation under consideration for 2011 and enacted in 2010 and other recent years (Updated: 8/27/10)

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