The National Strategy to Address Mental Health Crisis is Announced

The Biden Administration has announced a national mental health strategy to strengthen system capacity, connect more people to care, and create a continuum of support—transforming the nation’s health and social services infrastructure to address mental health holistically and equitably. Read HRSA’s response to the strategy. As part of the national strategy, this week the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the Office of Minority Health (OMH) announced nearly $35 million in funding opportunities to strengthen and expand community mental health services and suicide prevention programs for America’s children and young adults.