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Utah Code Title 62A. Utah Human Services Code § 62A-15-1702. Mental Health Services Donation Fund

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(1) There is created an expendable special revenue fund known as the “Mental Health Services Donation Fund.”

(2) The fund shall consist of:

(a) gifts, grants, donations, or any other conveyance of money that may be made to the fund from public or private individuals or entities;  and

(b) interest earned on money in the fund.

(3) The division shall administer the fund in accordance with this section.

(4) The division shall award fund money to an entity in the state that provides mental health and substance abuse treatment for the purpose of:

(a) providing through telehealth or in-person services, mental health therapy to qualified individuals;

(b) providing access to evaluations and coordination of short-term care to assist a qualified individual in identifying services or support needs, resources, or benefits for which the qualified individual may be eligible;  and

(c) developing a system for a qualified individual and a qualified individual's family to access information and referrals for mental health therapy.

(5) Fund money may only be used for the purposes described in Subsection (4).

(6) The division shall provide an annual report to the Behavioral Health Crisis Response Commission, created in Section 63C-18-202, regarding:

(a) the entity that is awarded a grant under Subsection (4);

(b) the number of qualified individuals served by the entity with fund money;  and

(c) any costs or benefits as a result of the award of the grant.

Cite this article: - Utah Code Title 62A. Utah Human Services Code § 62A-15-1702. Mental Health Services Donation Fund - last updated May 05, 2022 |

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