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NASMHPD: States' Experiences in Legislating 988 and Crisis Service Systems

Publication Date: Apr 11, 2022

About one half of all states have introduced and/or passed laws regarding 988 (some states with provisions for studies), and many more are in progress for 2022. This paper from the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) provides information on the states’ legislative experiences, various aspects of the laws they have attempted to enact or have successfully enacted, methods of financing their crisis systems, and the interface between 988 and 911.


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