March 10, 2022
Mental Health
  • HHS announced it allocated nearly $35 million in funding opportunities for community mental health services and suicide prevention programs for children and young adults. The funding – which has been made available through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Office of Minority Health (OMH), and $9.2 million of American Rescue Plan funding – will flow through seven grant programs: 1) Project AWARE, 2) Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention (GLS), 3) GLS State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention Program, 4) Statewide Family Network (SFN) Program, 5) Expansion and Sustainability of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances (SED), 6) The Community Programs for Outreach and Intervention with Youth and Young Adults at Clinical High Risk for Psychosis (CHR-P), and OMH Demonstrating Policy Effectiveness to Promote Black Youth Mental Health Initiative. (Press release here)