On Wednesday, August 23, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced more than $64 million in awards through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to address the nation’s mental health and substance use disorder crisis. The new funding, part of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, provides $59.4 million through the Community Mental Health Services (MHBG) program. In addition, $1 million was awarded for the Mental Health Awareness Training Grant program(MHATs). To read more about the grants, the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, and more, visit the SAMHSA website.