(110 ILCS 952/5)
The purpose of this Act is to establish a program in the Department of Human Services to upgrade mental health care services for all citizens of this State by providing scholarships to graduate students in mental health fields who agree to practice in areas of this State demonstrating the greatest need for more mental health services. The program shall encourage mental health practitioners to locate in areas where mental health manpower shortages exist in this State.
(Source: P.A. 96-672, eff. 8-25-09.)