Policy News

The 2nd Biennial Perinatal Mental Health Conference: Translational Research in Perinatal Mental Health: Laboratory to Bedside to Community Practice will be held November 4-6 in Chicago. Find more information and register for the conference here.

We are now in the 4th month of fiscal year 2016 (FY16) without a state budget, the longest stretch of time that our state has gone without a budget. We continue to share the impact of the state budget impasse with our state lawmakers and Governor Rauner and our call for action to pass a fully-funded, fair, and balanced state budget.

Join EverThrive IL for our last quarterly chapter meetings of 2015 as we kick off the Open Enrollment period. Find more information and register today!

September 10, 2015

While the Illinois House of Representatives met in Springfield last week and certainly had a full agenda of legislation to consider, our state is unfortunately no closer to having a fully-funded fiscal year 2016 (FY16) state budget than we were earlier this year at the end of May.

August 10, 2015

Illinois – On June 30th, 2015 EverThrive Illinois, along with 300 other non-profit organizations, sent a letter to Governor Bruce Rauner and leaders of the Illinois General Assembly asking for immediate action to pass a fair and balanced fiscal year 2016 (FY16) budget. We cautioned the Governor and Illinois lawmakers that extending the current budget impasse would lead to lay-offs and termination of important services.