NAMI Minnesota Sets 2020 Legislative Goals

NAMI Minnesota is pleased to report that both the Legislative Committee and our Board have approved the 2020 Legislative Goals for the upcoming session. A lot of work has gone into developing our priorities. Important priorities for the 2020 session include:

  • Pass Civil Commitment bill
  • Move state operated services out of the Department of Human Services (DHS) and into its own agency
  • Increase rates for mental health providers
  • Ban Conversion Therapy
  • Increase funding for permanent supportive housing
  • Increase funding for loan-forgiveness programs for mental health professionals
  • Implement the recommendations of the competency restoration task force

Thank you to everyone who helped develop NAMI’s 2020 Legislative Agenda. To learn more, you can read the full 2020 Legislative Goals here.