AUDIO: Smith, Murkowski introduce mental health legislation

Senator Tina Smith introduced bipartisan legislation to address behavioral health and substance use disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Both bills would prioritize awards for grantees that are culturally specific and intentional about serving populations where COVID-19 has had the most impact.

Listen to the full interview with Sen. Tina Smith here.


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