Governor Newsom Announces Grants for Youth Mental Health

Governor Gavin Newsom has announced $480.5 million in awards for 54 projects to improve California’s behavioral health infrastructure for children and youth. As part of Governor Newsom’s Master Plan for Kids’ Mental Health, this investment provides grant funding to construct new facilities and expand existing facilities that help children, youth, transition-age youth, and perinatal individuals with a mental health and/or substance use disorder. Examples include $57.4 million for a Psychiatric Acute Care Hospital in Los Angeles and $27.6 million to treat substance use disorder and expand adolescent residential treatment facilities for youth in Orange County. Read more here

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