Year

2015

Agency

Governor

$.622 GFS/Total

House

Did not include

Senate

$.060 GFS/Total

Governor: Funding is provided for transition support and contracted psychiatric services to facilitate telemedicine in community facilities. This ensures that there is no gap in mental health services upon arrival to a community facility, prior to the youth's first community mental health appointment. The psychiatric staff can work, via telemedicine, with youth who were on their caseload at the institution, advise staff and transition to local providers.

Senate: Funding is provided for transition support and contracted psychiatric services to facilitate telemedicine in community facilities and ensure there is no gap in mental health services upon arrival to a community facility, prior to the youth's first community mental health appointment.