community health centers

Mental Health
5:00 pm
Sat January 11, 2014

Blunt Praises Community Mental Health Supports

Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., tours the Independence Center in St. Louis, which uses the Clubhouse Model of mental health rehabilitation.

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., toured the Independence Center in St. Louis Saturday, aiming to draw attention to mental health legislation and the importance of community mental health centers. 

Blunt is trying to drum up support for legislation he has co-sponsored to expand community mental health services. The proposed legislation would create a pilot program in 10 states establishing criteria for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics.

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