Health Care Issues

Governor Signs Key Behavioral Health Bills

Governor Quinn signed into law this week House Bill 2982, the Regional Integrated Behavioral Health Networks Act (PA97-0381) at Alexian Brothers Center for Mental Health in Arlington Heights. The bill's aim is to improve access to mental health and substance abuse services, especially in rural communities, and to integrate those services with primary medical care. (8/18/11)

 
Left to Right: Rep. Lou Lang (D-16, Skokie), Governor Pat Quinn, and
Mark Frey, Executive Vice President, Alexian Brothers Health System