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The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts

Grants Awarded to YOU, Inc.

Grants Awarded to YOU, Inc.$69,572
 
Southern Worcester County Mental Health Parity Law Training for Children's Advocates (2005)$35,000
Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Needs Assessment (2002)$34,572
 
Year:2005Amount: $35,000
Title:Southern Worcester County Mental Health Parity Law Training for Children's Advocates
Grant Type: Activation Fund
The Southern Worcester County Mental Health Parity Law Training for Children's Advocates, as a collaboration between YOU, Inc. and Health Law Advocates, will provide six comprehensive training sessions on the Mental Health Parity Law over a period of one year to lawyers, probation officers, school personnel, hospital staff and local providers to improve access to mental health services for children in need.  In addition, the collaboration will result in an active and influential Advisory Board to oversee the success of the project.  The Foundation's grant will pay staff to conduct the training sessions and for other training expenses.

Project Director:  Anne Toomey-Doane
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Year:2002Amount: $34,572
Title:Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Needs Assessment
Grant Type: Activation Fund
YOU, Inc. will work with the Central Massachusetts Adolescent Substance Abuse Coalition, to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the continuum of care in substance abuse treatment services for adolescents and determining the need for services and a feasibility plan in Central Massachusetts.

Project Director:  Ann Toomey-Doane
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