H. R. 5272
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
To provide additional guidance to grantees seeking funding to treat or prevent mental health or substance use disorders.
Guidance from National Mental Health and Substance Use Policy Laboratory
Section 501A(b) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 290aa–0(b)) is amended—
in paragraph (5), by striking
and at the end;
in paragraph (6), by striking the period at the end and inserting
; and; and
by adding at the end the following:
issue and periodically update guidance for entities applying for grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in order to—
encourage the funding of evidence-based practices;
encourage the replication of promising or effective practices; and
inform applicants on how to best articulate the rationale for the funding of a program or activity.
Passed the House of Representatives June 12, 2018.
Karen L. Haas,