The US Department of Justice (DOJ) awarded a $21 million federal grant to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Public Safety Office (PSO) on Monday, which will support local crisis intervention programs statewide. PSO will form a Crisis Intervention Advisory Board that will guide the Byrne State Crisis Intervention Program’s funding to take a community-centric approach to … Read more

Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) addressed the Biden administration in a letter on Monday, requesting updated federal guidance on Medicaid funding for school-based mental health services. Under the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, CMS is tasked with updating its guidance on Medicaid funding to children and family mental health services.      In the letter shared with … Read more