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Comprehensive State Plan 2014-2020

Section 37.2-315 of the Code of Virginia requires that the Department develop and biennially update a six-year plan for the behavioral health and developmental services system. The plan identifies services and supports needed by persons with mental health or substance use disorders or intellectual disability across the Commonwealth, defines resource requirements, and proposes strategies to address these needs.

The draft of the Comprehensive State Plan for 2014-2020 is available to view and comment. To read or download the complete plan, please click here

Executive Summary: To read or download a summary of the Plan findings and recommendations, please click here

To read or download an overview of the Plan, please click here

Next Steps

Comment Period extends from October 11, 2013 through November 8, 2013.

The Department welcomes your comments on the Plan and its recommendations. Click Here

You can mail comments to Charline Davidson, Director of Planning and Development for the Department at DBHDS, 1220 Bank Street, P. O. Box 1797, Richmond, VA 23218-1797 or fax your comment to 804-371-0092.

The State Board will meet on December 5, 2013 to consider the comments received and revisions proposed in response to those comments. Additionally, the final version of the Plan presented to the State Board in December will replace FY 2012 with available FY 2013 statistics. The final Plan should be available on the DBHDS website before the end of the year.

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