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Health Invites Public Comment on Mental Health Block Grant

The Proposed Mental Health Block Grant Application for the Department of Health’s Division of Mental Health, Alcoholism and Drug Dependency Services is available for review and public comment territory-wide, according to a press release from Health Commissioner-Designee Julia Sheen.

The application details the Mental Health Division’s plan for improving services to the mentally ill population in the Virgin Islands. The grant will allow the department to provide evaluation and treatment intervention services to adults with serious mental illness and children with severe emotional disturbance. Copies of the application will be available for public comment at these locations:
St. Croix
Charles Harwood Complex
3500 Estate Richmond
Christiansted, St. Croix
St. John
Morris F. deCastro Clinic
Cruz Bay, St. John
St. Thomas
Ross Building
Barbel Plaza South, first floor
St. Thomas
For further information, call 774-7700, ext. 2609 on St. Thomas or 773-1311, ext. 3018 on St. Croix. All locations are accessible to individuals with disabilities.
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