Thursday, August 23, 2012

USDOJ: Justice Department Obtains Comprehensive Agreement Regarding North Carolina Mental Health System

The Justice Department announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the state of North Carolina to ensure the state is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act. The agreement will transform the state’s system for serving people with mental illness. Under the settlement agreement, over the next eight years, North Carolina’s system will expand community-based services and supported housing that promote inclusion and independence and enable people with mental illness to participate fully in community life.

USDOJ: Justice Department Obtains Comprehensive Agreement Regarding North Carolina Mental Health System

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