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HHS grants aim to improve mental health services among youth

September 22, 2014

The US Department of Health and Human Services today announces $99 million in new grants to help improve mental health services for young people, according to a department press release.

“The Administration is committed to increasing access to mental health services to protect the health of children and communities,” Sylvia M. Burwell, secretary of HHS, said in the release. “Today, I am pleased to announce another step the department is taking to help ensure that our young people have access to the mental health services they need to reach their full potential.”

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