Division of Behavioral Health Services

Project for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH)

Summary: This grant is funded by the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS). The grant is to provide outreach and services to persons with serious mental illness who are homeless or at immanent risk of becoming homeless, including those with co-occurring substance abuse problems. Funds are used to provide an array of services, such as screening and diagnostic services, emergency assistance, case management, and referrals to the most appropriate housing environment. Persons who are identified as homeless and having a serious mental illness are engaged in treatment and support services and efforts are made to integrate them into the Arizona Behavioral Health system.

PATH legislation - Public Health Service Act, Title V, Part C, Section 521, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 290cc-21 et. seq.; Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Amendments Act of 1990, Public Law 101-645.

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