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Child Mental Health Report to the LB&FC
June 14, 2006

The Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (LB&FC) will hold a hearing June 21 to release its report on the child mental health system in Pennsylvania. During the past year PCPA members and staff provided information and recommendations to LB&FC staff as they developed this report on the mental health system, its structure, services, service gaps, and the impact of the Minor’s Consent Act. The hearing will begin at 10:00 a.m. in room 8EA of the East Wing of the Capitol. Information regarding parking and directions to the Capitol Complex are attached, while directions to Room 8EA appear below:

  • Enter the Capitol complex on Commonwealth Avenue.
  • Enter the Capitol using the doors behind the fountains.
  • After exiting Capitol security, proceed towards the escalators (do not take the escalators).
  • Proceed to the left of the escalators and walk back towards the hallway, making a left.
  • Proceed down the hallway and Room 8EA will be on the left side.

Senior staff of the LB&FC will meet with the PCPA Board of Directors on the afternoon of the report’s release and review for the board the report’s findings and recommendations. A copy of the full report will be posted on the PCPA web site as soon as it becomes available.

For more information on this report, or if you plan to attend the June 21 hearing, please contact Melissa Simmons or Connell O’Brien.

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