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HHS Released a $15M Funding Program to Tackle the Mental Health Crisis

These funds will encourage Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) to continue giving mental assistance.   In 2021, the Biden-Harris administration also gave nearly $300M for new and existing CCBHCs.   These efforts are one of the latest ones by the administration and Congress to address the surge in the need for mental health services.   The Department…

HHS released a road map for behavioral health integration

HHS road map provides initiatives within the three pillars of the “Presidents Strategy” to integrate behavioral health and substance abuse care into larger systems.   A SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) report stated that in 2020, 52.9 million adults in the U.S. were affected by mental illness.  The strategy also intends to increase…