Alaska Governor to Receive $3.5 Million Federal Health Grant Monday.WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Noun 1. Department of Health and Human Services - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
Health and Human Services, HHS (HHS HHS Department of Health and Human Services. ) is providing $3.5 million over five years in grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), an operating division of the Health and Human Services Department (HHS), was established in 1992 by the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration Reorganization Act (Pub. L. No. 102-321). to allow the State of Alaska to improve the identification and treatment of individuals with "co-occurring" substance abuse and mental health disorders.
Charles G. Curie, Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in HHS will present a "Big Check" to Alaska Governor Frank M. Murkowski on November 10.
WHO: SAMHSA Administrator Charles G. Curie Governor Frank H. Murkowski WHERE: Governor's Office Juneau, Alaska WHEN: 9 A.M., November 10, 2003
SAMHSA, a public health agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the lead federal agency for improving the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, addiction treatment and mental health services in the United States.
CONTACT: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Press Office, +1-301-443-8956; On-Site Contact: Mark Weber of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, +1-301-651-3625
Web site: http://www.samhsa.gov/