California Grants $75M for County Mental Health Care Programs

On Thursday, California Treasurer Bill Lockyer (D) announced that the state will distribute about $75 million in grants to boost county mental health care programs, the Los Angeles Times‘ “L.A. Now” reports. Funding for the grants was approved by the California Health Facilities Financing Authority.

A total of 20 grants will be distributed to 28 counties in the state for efforts to expand mental health services. The funds represent about 50% of disbursements allowable under the Investment in Mental Health Wellness Act of 2013.

Read full California Healthline article here…