Mental Health

Increased mental health funding for FQHCs makes forming partnerships with Community Mental Health Centers more important than ever

Increased mental health funding for FQHCs makes forming partnerships with Community Mental Health Centers more important than ever

HHS has recently awarded $54.6 million dollars in Affordable Care Act mental health services funding to 221 health centers nationwide. The ability to increase service capacity is welcome news since it is widely acknowledged that primary care has become the nation’s de facto mental health provider.