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House Approves 2010 Funding for Mental Illness Research and Services

July 24, 2009

On July 24, by a vote of 264-153, the House cleared legislation that includes funding for mental illness research and services for FY 2010.  The bill, known as the FY 2010 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations bill (HR 3293) includes a $52 million increase for mental illness research at NIMH, as well as an $8.4 million increase for the PATH program (outreach services for homeless individuals with serious mental illness) and a $17 million for the Childrens Mental Health program.  The Senate takes up the FY 2010 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations bill in Committee next week.     

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Read more details about the FY 2010 Labor-HHS Appropriations bill.



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