(20 ILCS 1340/10)
The purpose of this Act is to require the Department of Human Services to facilitate the creation of Regional Integrated Behavioral Health Networks (hereinafter "Networks") for the purpose of ensuring and improving access to appropriate mental health and substance abuse (hereinafter "behavioral health") services throughout Illinois by providing a platform for the organization of all relevant health, mental health, substance abuse, and other community entities, and by providing a mechanism to use and channel financial and other resources efficiently and effectively. Networks may be located in each of the Department of Human Services geographic regions.
(Source: P.A. 97-381, eff. 1-1-12.)