Native American Issues

Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Reauthorization of Garrett Lee Smith Act

April 14, 2011

A group of 44 organizations that make up the Mental Health Liaison Group have written a letter in support the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act Reauthorization of 2011.  The original act has provided for grants to tribes and tribal organizations for the purpose of preventing youth suicide.

The list of organizations includes the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, the American Psychiatric Association, and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychology.

Read the full letter here.