Malloy to boost mental health spending $7.2M

By Christine Stuart

HARTFORD, Conn. – When Gov. Dannel P. Malloy began rolling out parts of his budget package Friday, he started by proposing an additional $7.2 million in mental health services.

The governor’s budget will include $250,000 for an anti-stigma media campaign, $2.2 million in new funding for 110 Rental Assistance Program vouchers, $5 million to increase mental health services to young adults and other difficult to reach populations, and crisis intervention training for police officers.

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One response to “Malloy to boost mental health spending $7.2M”

  1. the donut hole

    Excellent. Next step: Require that all legislators and his staff be evaluated before voting on another one of his budgets or debt issuances.

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