Secretary Burwell Announces New Mental Health Grants.

The Hill (9/23, Viebeck) reports that Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced $100 million in grant funding for “mental health services for young people, nearly two years after a school shooting in Newtown, Conn. prompted a national debate on the issue.” Burwell noted the funds will be used for several related purposes, saying, “The administration is committed to increasing access to mental health services to protect the health of children and communities.”

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— “New mental health grants announced post-Newtown,” Elise Viebeck, The Hill, September 22, 2014.

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