Children's Mental Health Grants Help Communities Weave Together Fragmented Systems Of Care

Wednesday, October 15, 2003

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 15, 2003

Contact: Jessica Seabury

Phone: 617-246-3977

 

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.