$1.4M federal grant awarded to Genesee Health System to support mental health care

FLINT, MI — The Genesee Health and fitness System has received a $1.4 million federal grant by the U.S. Section of Health and fitness and Human Companies to support psychological overall health treatment.

U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint Twp., announced the federal grant, totaling at $1,435,649 by way of a news release Monday, March 21.

The grant will be utilised to guidance mental well being remedy, developmental disabilities and material use condition wants of its mid-Michigan sufferers, for each the release.

“In Congress, I am performing to deliver federal methods home to mid-Michigan to lower well being care prices,” Kildee stated. “That’s why I’m happy to announce this federal grant to a neighborhood psychological overall health supplier to ensure the neighborhood has access to psychological wellness treatment.

“Every Michigander deserves accessibility to quality health care, which includes mental health treatment.”

Building is now underway by Genesee Health and fitness Program on a 60,000-sq.-foot enhancement on South Saginaw Road among 9th and 10th streets for a new mental and actual physical overall health cure middle that will home the Neurological Center for Excellence, Children’s Autism Centre and Child and Household Products and services below one particular roof.

Funding for the progress was acquired by a combination of public and personal organizations. The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation granted $5.5 million to help design and the Community Basis of Better Flint contributed $200,000 by the Flint Little ones Fund.

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