Objective H: Assess and treat the "organic brain syndrome" population.
Many people with organic brain disorders in Alaska have no source of treatment and long term support. An increasing number of individuals with organic brain syndrome (organic brain malfunctions due to trauma, substance abuse, disease) are showing up in correctional facilities.
350. The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority will be asked to work with the "beneficiary boards" and the Department of Health and Social Services to identify an agency that will assume responsibility for assessment and long term support services for clients with organic brain syndrome, regardless of the cause of disability.
Responsible party: Alaska Mental Health Board