The grants are intended to help the centers provide more expanded mental health services in addition to medical services. The Berks Community Health Center, 838 Penn St., and Community Health and Dental Care, Inc., 11 Robinson St., Pottstown each received $250,000 grants, said Kait Gillis, Welfare Department spokeswoman. “The grant award offers communities an opportunity for collaboration to support the intersection of behavioral and physical health for individuals in Pennsylvania’s health care system,” Gillis said in a statement. The health centers will use the new funds for hiring new mental health professionals, adding mental health and substance abuse disorder health services and employing integrated models of primary care. Officials at the Reading do you agree and Pottstown health clinics were unavailable Friday.
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