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Behavioral Health Crisis Response System

Concerning changes to the behavioral health crisis response system.
2022 Regular Session
Human Services
Bill Summary

The act requires crisis system facilities and programs, including crisis walk-in centers, respite services, and mobile crisis programs, to meet minimum standards to provide mental health and substance use disorder services. The act clarifies that crisis system facilities and programs shall provide behavioral health services to individuals experiencing a substance use disorder crisis. Mobile crisis programs and crisis walk-in centers shall provide crisis response screening services to any individual, including youth of any age and individuals with a disability.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details