Mental health rules remade – Raleigh News & Observer

RALEIGH — State mental health officials rolled out new requirements Friday aimed at strengthening North Carolina’s struggling mental health system and imposing stability after nearly a decade of failed reform efforts.

Just don’t suggest they are trying to reform the reforms.

“Reform is over,” declared Lanier Cansler, the secretary of health and human services. “Now we are about building a mental health system and doing the things that we need to do to build a strong system across the state.”

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