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Representatives secure grant check for Substance Use Mental Health Leadership Council
STATE HOUSE – Members of the House of Representatives today presented a legislative grant totaling $10,000 to the Substance Use Mental Health Leadership Council to be used for operation costs, addressing funding shortfalls that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Representatives Robert E. Craven (D-Dist. 32, North Kingstown), Julie A. Casimiro (D-Dist. 31, North Kingstown, Exeter), Gregory J. Costantino (D-Dist. 44, Lincoln, Smithfield, Johnston), Jacquelyn Baginski (D-Dist. 17, Cranston) and Bernard A. Hawkins (D-Dist. 53, Smithfield, Glocester) were responsible for sponsoring and securing the grant.
The mission of the Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI is to promote a collaborative, coordinated system of high quality, comprehensive community-based mental health and substance use prevention and treatment services.
From the left: Rep. Gregory J. Costantino, John Tassoni, President of the Substance use and Mental Health Leadership Council, Rep. Julie A. Casimiro and Rep. Robert E. Craven.
For more information, contact:
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903
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