Resolve, To Continue the Work of Preventing the Onset of Severe Mental Illness in Youth
Sec. 1. Review and report. Resolved: That the Department of Health and Human Services shall review the Portland Identification and Early Referral program, referred to in this section as the PIER program, and shall report by January 15, 2009 to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over health and human services matters on the PIER program and options for expanding and funding the program. The report must address training needs, program costs, prevention, savings from early intervention and maximization of federal funding. The joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over health and human services matters may submit legislation regarding the PIER program to the First Regular Session of the 124th Legislature.