FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 15, 2003
Contact: Jessica Seabury
CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH GRANTS HELP COMMUNITIES WEAVE TOGETHER FRAGMENTED SYSTEMS OF CARE
$1.5 Million Awarded for Two Years
BOSTON – The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) Foundation, in partnership with an anonymous private funder, made $1.5 million in grant awards this month to help shape the landscape of community-based mental health care for low-income and uninsured children across Massachusetts. These grants represent fulfillment of a three-year pledge to support 15 community-based partnerships to address fragmentation in service delivery.