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Grading the States 2006: Idaho


Report Card

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Recovery Supports:


Spending, Income, & Rankings



National Rank

Per Capita Mental Health Spending



Per Capita Income



Total Mental Health Spending (in millions)



Suicide Rank

Recent Innovations

  • First Lady Patricia Kempthorne speaking out about her depression to reduce stigma
  • Mental health courts
  • Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams

Urgent Needs

  • Funding
  • Evidence-based practices, including integrated treatment and supported employment
  • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) accreditation of State Hospital North
  • Housing
  • Comprehensive plan to address workforce shortage

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More Information

Grading the States 2006: Idaho - Narrative
Read the full narrative from NAMI's report on Idaho's health care system for serious mental illness

Grading the States 2006: Idaho - Score Card
View the details of how Idaho scored on the criteria used by NAMI in evaluating its health care system for serious mental illness.

Other Resources

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State & Local NAMIs
NAMI has a state organization in every state and over 1,000 local affiliates. Connect with the NAMI nearest you, and find out how you can get involved.

Grading the States 2006 Online Discussion
Share your comments, reactions, personal stories and ideas around NAMI's report on the state of America's health care system for serious mental illness.

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