New grants announced for youth mental health in Michigan

Published: Sep. 25, 2023 at 12:35 PM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The administrator for the mental health resources and services administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services joined U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow Monday morning to discuss funding for youth mental health services.

The new federal funding includes:

  • Expanding access to mental health care in schools
  • Integrating mental health care into pediatric practices
  • Developing new training opportunities for behavioral health in community-based settings
  • Supporting behavioral health recruitment and training

Discussions involved federal and state leaders, community members, advocates and parents.

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