Friday, September 09, 2005

Support builds for NJ reform

“For New Jersey's mental-health reform to be truly comprehensive, we must reach those individuals who fall between the cracks,” notes Phil Lubitz, Director of Advocacy Programs for the New Jersey chapter of NAMI in a letter to the editor this week in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

New Jersey is one of only 8 states without the option for assisted outpatient treatment (AOT) – support from power players like acting Governor Codey and a recommendation for passage from the task force he created are a hopeful sign. Letters like this are another.

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