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Budget Summary FY2017

50460000 - Adult Mental Health and Support Services
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016





Account Description FY2016
Spending
FY2017
GAA
5046-0000 Adult Mental Health and Support Services
For adult mental health and support services; provided, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for adult community-based mental health services and supports in the southeast region; provided, that the department may allocate not more than $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 2017, no later than February 1, 2017; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Interface referral services of William James College, Inc. formerly known as Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, in Plymouth county; provided further, that the department shall maintain in fiscal year 2017 the community-based placements established under item 5046-0005 of section 2 of chapter 165 of the acts of 2014 and item 5046-0006 of section 2 of chapter 46 of the acts of 2015, inserted by section 11 of chapter 70 of the acts of 2016; provided further, that the department shall expend not less than the fiscal year 2016 amount on clubhouses in fiscal year 2017 clubhouses; provided further, that the department shall expend not less than $250,000 to continue the assisted outpatient treatment pilot program at Elliot Community Human Services 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 court order mandating that the resident receive the treatment described in this program; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended on a department of mental health and the executive office of elder affairs elder mental health interagency service agreement for adult home and community-based behavioral health services to adults over the age of 60; provided further, that funds shall be expended at the same level as the prior fiscal year for jail diversion programs in municipalities that provide equal matching funds from other public or private sources; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended to the International Institute of New England, Inc. for culturally and linguistically appropriate mental health services for immigrants and refugees who have experienced torture and trauma; provided further, that the department, in conjunction with Elliot Community Human Services, shall produce an assisted outpatient treatment pilot analysis report which shall include baseline and current metrics related to clients served including, but not limited to: (a) behavioral and physical medical diagnosis; (b) status of activities of daily living, including food, shelter and employment; (c) psychiatric hospitalizations; (d) treatment history; and (e) insurance status; provided further, that the report shall define the factors that proved successful in treating pilot participants, including practices used and type of staff functions necessary for success in treating pilot participants; provided further that the report shall identify issues and practices that present barriers to successful treatment; provided further that the report shall include a cost analysis of treatment; and provided further, that the report shall also include a plan for creating a sustainable program based on information from the analysis report and shall include a proposal for a sustainable course of funding to implement the program

373,743,289 379,754,252

Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for programs not recommended. The reduction in the item incorporates the amount of the stricken earmarked funds.