Illinois May Let Psychologists Prescribe
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Illinois could become the third state in the U.S. to allow psychologists to prescribe medications that are used to treat mental illness.
Under legislation approved by the state’s assembly and now awaiting Gov. Pat Quinn’s signature, psychologists would need to undergo training and would have to work under the supervision of a medical doctor.
- Bonnie Miller Rubin, reporter at the Chicago Tribune. She tweets @bmrubin.