S.2245 - Indian Youth Telemental Health Demonstration Project Act of 2006

A bill to establish an Indian youth telemental health demonstration project. view all titles (4)

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  • Short: Indian Youth Telemental Health Demonstration Project Act of 2006 as introduced.
  • Short: Indian Youth Telemental Health Demonstration Project Act of 2006 as reported to senate.
  • Short: Indian Youth Telemental Health Demonstration Project Act of 2006 as passed senate.
  • Official: A bill to establish an Indian youth telemental health demonstration project. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Indian Youth Telemental Health Demonstration Project Act of 2006 - Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a demonstration project to award up to five grants, of up to four years each, for the provision of telemental health services to Indian youth who have expres

Official Summary

Indian Youth Telemental Health Demonstration Project Act of 2006 - Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a demonstration project to award up to five grants, of up to four years each, for the provision of telemental health services to Indian youth who have expressed suicidal ideas, have attempted suicide, or have mental health conditions that increase or could increase the risk of suicide. Makes eligible for such grants any Indian tribes and tribal organizations that operate one or more facilities:
(1) located in Alaska and part of the Alaska Federal Health Care Access Network;
(2) reporting active clinical telehealth capabilities; or
(3) offering school-based telemental health services relating to psychiatry to Indian youth.

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