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This is how the City must tackle behavioral health needs with the American Rescue Plan money [generocity.org]

Apr 14, 2021

In our Generocity column of April 2, “American Rescue Plan Act offers City opportunity to meet critical behavioral health needs,” we outlined the dire need for resources to address the behavioral health consequences of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Critical to helping our city cope with, recover from, and grow beyond COVID-19 and its ripple effects, the American Rescue Plan provides an opportunity to improve behavioral health. In Philadelphia, the influx of dollars can not only fill budget gaps left by the pandemic, but can allow us to think broadly about supporting mental health and emotional wellbeing throughout city programs.

What the article did not address was what exactly the City should be funding and who will be responsible for implementing funded programs.

Addressing the behavioral health needs of all Philadelphians will require robust, cross-sector interventions across a spectrum of health promotion, prevention and early intervention, treatment, and maintenance. In an attempt to provide more specificity, the Scattergood Foundation recommends the following:

Read the full article by Joe Pyle here.