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Mental Health Advocacy Program for Kids (MHAP for Kids)

“Funds awarded for continued operation and evaluation of Mental Health Advocacy Program for Kids (MHAP for Kids), which ensures that young people with mental health issues are connected to supports to help address their needs.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Boston, MA (Barnstable, Dukes, Essex, Nantucket)
AMOUNT: $297,918 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2018


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