To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, in coordination with the Secretary of Education, to carry out a 5-year demonstration program to fund mental health first aid training programs at 10 institutions of higher education to improve student mental health.
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Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 21, 2012
Length: 5 pages
Jun 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 21, 2012
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H.R. 5996 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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