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Child Mental Health Care Initiatives Get $27 Million from HHS

Oct. 3, 2022, 4:32 PM

The US Department of Health and Human Services has announced almost $27 million in awards to expand pediatric mental health care, according to HHS Monday.

The funding will focus efforts on child and teen mental health training for physicians and providing tele-consultation services, said the agency.

New programs under the American Rescue Plan have been allocated $9 million, three national organizations will receive $3.2 million, and 48 Pediatric Mental Health Access Program awardees will be given $300,000 each, the agency said.

For a comprehensive list of the awards, visit:
https://mchb.hrsa.gov/programs-impact/programs/pediatric-mental-health-care-access-awards.

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