President calls for federal plan to better coordinate mental health services during pandemic

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President calls for federal plan to better coordinate mental health services during pandemic
tjordan_drupal
Oct 5, 2020

President Trump today issued an executive order creating a cabinet-level working group to develop a federal plan to better coordinate services to prevent suicide and mental and behavioral health conditions in vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The order also calls for federal agencies to examine their existing grant programs for mental health and related services to encourage policies such as telehealth, peer-to-peer and safe in-person therapeutic services.

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President calls for federal plan to better coordinate mental health services during pandemic
tjordan_drupal
Oct 5, 2020

President Trump today issued an executive order creating a cabinet-level working group to develop a federal plan to better coordinate services to prevent suicide and mental and behavioral health conditions in vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The order also calls for federal agencies to examine their existing grant programs for mental health and related services to encourage policies such as telehealth, peer-to-peer and safe in-person therapeutic services.

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