Community Mental Health Block Grant
Department of Health and Human Services, SAMHSA
The Center for Mental Health Services provides technical assistance, data collection, and evaluation activities to states and territories and their representatives, as well as mental health planning council members, consumers, and family members. Technical assistance activities include
- The Mental Health Statistics Improvement Program,
- The National Reporting Program, and
- National Technical Assistance Centers.
CMHS conducts national and regional technical assistance meetings dealing with the Community Mental Health Services Block Grant application process, the enhancement of existing systems of community mental health services, strategies for transitioning into a managed care environment, development of a national set of mental health objectives, and use of consumer outcomes.
Agency TA Contact: 1.800.789.2647; (TDD) 1.866.889.2647
States and territories and their representatives, as well as mental health planning council members, consumers, and family members; non-grant recipients.