Mass. Gives $8M To Mental Health Programs

May 27, 2014 3:14 AM
Mass. Gives $8M To Mental Health Programs
" BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has awarded nearly $8 million to 22 organizations around the state to increase access to mental health and substance abuse services.

The grant program is funded with money recovered in a settlement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson.

Recipients of the grants will build on or establish programs to improve the delivery of services to underserved populations by reducing crime, violence, suicide or homelessness "

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