These incentive grants promote the ability of State Title V Maternal and Child Health Programs to develop and model partnerships with State mental health, substance abuse, health care financing, education, human services, justice and other relevant agencies for improving the mental health status of school-aged children and adolescents. Anticipated outcomes of State efforts include improved early identification of young people with mental disorders; enhanced capacity to serve young people with mental disorders and their families; more effective coordination of State agency activities relevant to young peoples mental health, including prevention and service efforts; and better social acceptance of young peoples mental health needs by the cultural and ethnic groups that compose a States population. States are expected to include families, youth, and private sector organizations in their efforts as well as to develop strategies for implementing recomme!
ndations of the Presidents New Freedom Commissions Report on Mental Health and addressing relevant mental health objectives of Healthy People 2010.
Who can apply:
Eligible functional categories:
Maternal and Child Health Federal Consolidated Programs
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Grants Application Center, 901 Russell Avenue Suite 450, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879