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Breaking News: Federal District Court Approves Idaho’s Implementation Plan for Children’s Mental Health Reform Project

The United States District Court of Idaho issued an order today approving the State of Idaho’s Implementation Plan in the long-standing lawsuit, Jeff D. v. Otter. The Implementation Plan outlines concrete steps Idaho will undertake in order to reform the state’s mental health system for children. Once fully implemented, an estimated 9,000 youth with serious [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:25:58+00:00 May 17th, 2016|Featured Posts, Idaho, Jeff D., Litigation|0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release Date June 12, 2015             Contact: Tom Shanahan, Public Information Manager, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare shanahat@dhw.idaho.gov, 334-0668 Jeff D. lawsuit settlement will lead to improved mental health services for Idaho children An estimated 9,000 Idaho children with serious emotional disturbances could have better access to community-based mental health services as [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:10+00:00 June 12th, 2015|Featured Posts, Jeff D., Litigation|0 Comments

Advocacy Update

Jeff D. Parties Exploring A Collaborative Approach to Improving Idaho’s Children’s Mental Health System Last week, Young Minds Advocacy Project along with co-counsel Howard Belodoff and the National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) met with the state defendants to discuss Jeff D. v. Evans. Originally filed in 1980, the Jeff D. case seeks to provide [...]

By | 2016-11-17T17:26:28+00:00 June 12th, 2013|Featured Posts, Jeff D., Litigation|0 Comments