$1.5M in city funding to support behavioral health efforts
Behavioral health efforts in Baltimore got a big boost Monday in the mayor’s announcement of $1.5 million in city funding. Baltimore City Councilman Zeke Cohen, D-District 1, helped secure the money, calling it a major step forward and saying the timing is crucial. According to researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the COVID-19 pandemic is fueling a global mental health crisis with one-third of men reporting increased levels of anxiety and depression.
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