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We’d Love to Hear Your Ideas

In the 2019 session, the Iowa legislature passed a law that gave the responsibility for children’s behavioral health (socio-emotional and mental health services) planning and funding to the state’s Mental Health and Disability Services regions.  This plan will be phased in over the next two years.

Mental Health and Disability Services of the East Central region is seeking your input about behavioral health services for children in our nine county area.  The nine counties of the East Central Region are: Benton, Bremer, Buchanan, Delaware, Dubuque, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, and Linn.

If you live or work in one of these counties, we’d love to hear your ideas about the services you think are important for children in our area.
Take the brief survey
The survey should take no longer than 3 minutes to complete, and your information will remain confidential.

The survey is open until February 1st and information gathered will be used to create a plan for children’s services that will be implemented beginning July 1, 2020.

Thank you for your time and for caring about children in our area.  If you have any questions about the survey or the legislation, please feel free to email Jody Jansen or call (563) 589-7870.

Iowa Warm Line

Covering: Benton, Bremer, Buchanan, Delaware, Dubuque, Iowa, Johnson, Jones and Linn Counties

Call Toll Free: 1-844-775-9276

From: 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm

The Warm Line is a peer run, telephone based, non-crisis, confidential, listening line for anyone struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues.  The Warm Line is staffed by people who have been through a similar journey and are in recovery themselves.

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