HHS Unveils Initiative To Increase Mental Health Professionals Across US

Healthcare IT News (9/23, Monegain) reported the Department of Health and Human Services unveiled the Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training program, which will award $44.5 million in grants for training programs across the US with the aim of “increasing the number of mental health” professionals “and substance abuse counselors.” The grants will be awarded by the Health Resources and Services Administration and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Related Links:

— “HHS aims to grow behavioral health workforce with $44.5 million investment,” Bernie Monegain, Healthcare IT News, September 23, 2016.

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