Biden Enacts Legislation Providing Funding for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

On March 23, President Biden signed the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2024 into law. This Act includes the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2024. The Act features numerous allocations for mental health and substance use in FY 2024.

The Mental Health Block Grant received $986,532,000 in funding, while the Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program received $153 million. Additionally, State Opioid Response Grants were allocated $1,575,000,000 and Substance Use Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Services Block Grants received $1,928,879

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