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Oregon Gets Federal Funds For Mobile Health Crisis Teams

(Salem, OR) -- Oregon is the first state to get approval to use funds from the American Rescue Plan Act for mobile mental health crisis teams. They're based off the CAHOOTS teams that started in Eugene. 20 Medicaid agencies will split 15-million dollars in planning grants. The Oregon Health Authority will work with local groups to develop teams that can respond around the clock to help people suffering from a mental health crisis.

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