Like many other states, Indiana’s Behavioral Health System infrastructure has been underfunded for years and is in need of systemic reforms to improve and enhance behavioral health care throughout the state. Now more than ever, clear pathways to those reforms exist, and that work has already begun in Indiana. These recommendations build upon that work and, if adopted, will result in a higher quality, more accessible and integrated system.
In order to address and improve the overall health and well-being of all Hoosiers, the Commission recommends (1) strategies to improve Hoosiers’ mental health literacy; (2) increase capacity of psychiatric consultation programs for primary care providers; and (3) increase enforcement of mental health parity requirements.
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