From: DHS.DMHCommunicationAlerts <DHS.DMHCommunicationAlerts@Illinois.gov>
Sent: Thursday, November 17, 2022 2:15 PM
To: DHS.DMHCommunicationAlerts <DHS.DMHCommunicationAlerts@Illinois.gov>
Subject: COMMUNICATION ALERT: Communications Regarding CESSA Misinformation Posted
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An update has been posted to the CESSA Information on the IDHS/DMH information page. This is in response to discussion at the most recent Statewide Advisory Committee meeting regarding a need to provide further clarification around misinformation and misinterpretation of CESSA that has been shared with DMH from a variety of concerned stakeholders. A pdf of the information is attached to this message, and the link to the same information on the webpage is: https://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=146938
We thank the members of the Statewide Advisory Council and the various stakeholders who have brought this information to our attention and look forward to continued partnership. Questions related to CESSA can continue to be addressed to: DHS.DMH.CESSA@illinois.gov
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