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Mass. to Give $8 Million in Mental Health Grants

Health-SunBOSTON (AP) — Applications are being accepted for $8 million in grants designed to improve the delivery of mental health and substance abuse services in Massachusetts.

State Attorney General Martha Coakley says funding for the grant program comes from money recovered by her office in a settlement of a consumer protection lawsuit against Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, over the illegal marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal.

One of the goals of the program is to support and evaluate new projects to improve mental health services for veterans, children, victims of violence, low-income populations and other underserved groups.

Applicants must be from local, county or statewide government bodies, nonprofit organizations or law enforcement, public safety or criminal justice groups in Massachusetts.

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