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How to Apply For The Redesigned Behavioral Health Block Grants

Community mental health centers (CMHC) have traditionally been funded via Medicaid/other insurance billing and through federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) block grants to the states to address mental illness and substance use disorders. The states in […]

Medicaid Reform As Equity Opportunity

By Monica E. Oss Typically, Medicaid reform is not thought of as a solution to the many health equity issues faced in the U.S. health and human service system. But according to Victor Armstrong, Chief Health Equity Officer, NC Department […]

How To Complete Your SAMHSA Disparity Statement

Congratulations! The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has included you as one of the 231 Community Mental Health Centers to receive a portion of the $825 million dollars set aside for behavioral health as part of the […]


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