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Budget Summary FY2016

50460000 - Adult Mental Health and Support Services
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015





Account Description FY2015
Spending
FY2016
GAA
5046-0000 Adult Mental Health and Support Services
For adult mental health and support services; provided, that the department may allocate funds in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000 from item 5095-0015 to this item, as necessary, under allocation plans submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means 30 days before any such transfer, for residential and day services for clients formerly receiving care at department facilities; provided further, that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the distribution of funds per adult and child planning population and the types of services received in each region for fiscal year 2016, not later than February 1, 2016; provided further, that the department shall maintain in fiscal year 2016 the community-based placements established under item 5046-0005 in chapter 165 of the acts of 2014; provided further, that not less than $1,300,000 shall be expended for jail diversion programs; provided further, that the department shall expend not less than $250,000 to continue an assisted outpatient treatment pilot program that began in fiscal year 2015 to treat residents who suffer from serious and persistent mental illness and experience repeated interaction with law enforcement or have a high rate of recurring hospitalization due to their mental illness either through a voluntary agreement with the resident or by a court order mandating that the resident receive the treatment described in this program; provided further, that the department shall report not later than March 1, 2016 to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on mental health and substance abuse on the progress and results of the program and any identified barriers and challenges to treatment for the aforementioned treatment group; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the International Institute of New England for culturally and linguistically appropriate mental health services for immigrants and refugees; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Interface referral service of William James College, Inc., formerly known as Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, in Plymouth county; and provided further, that the department shall expend for clubhouses not less than the amount of 2015 expenditures for clubhouses

                General Fund ............... 96.46%
                Community First Trust Fund - Budgeted ............... 3.54%
350,977,208 375,349,785

Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for programs not recommended, and I am reducing this item to the amount projected to be necessary.