The system for delivering behavioral health services in Rhode Island is seriously ill. Actually, one could describe it as being on life support. If it is to survive, intensive care is required.Last year, the Raimondo administration initiated an ambitious cost-saving project, entitled “Reinventing Medicaid.” Advocates and consumers in the world of behavioral health care often refer to this plan as “Decimating Medicaid.”The new Reinventing Medicaid effort has been officially described as setting

Source: David Spencer and Ruth Feder: R.I. mental health system in shambles