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Muskegon County receives $3.5 million in funds to support youth with behavioral health issues

Posted at 9:00 AM, Aug 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-30 09:00:00-04

MUSKEGON, Mich. — Organizations specific to youth mental health services in Muskegon County are getting additional funding to support young people with complex needs, such as mental health challenges.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded $3.5 million in a grant to HealthWest in Muskegon, in order to continue their work in meeting those needs.

Lauren Meldrum, Project Director for HealthWest, joined us live to talk about what exactly this grant does to help.