Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 1.djvu/358

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106 STAT. 326 PUBLIC LAW 102-321—JULY 10, 1992 "(8) conduct programs, and assure the coordination of such programs with activities of the National Institutes of Health and the Agency for Health Care Pohcy Research, as appropriate, to evaluate the process, outcomes and community impact of treatment and prevention services and systems of care in order to identify the msinner in which such services can most effectively be provided; "(9) collaborate with the Director of the National Institutes of Health in the development of a system by which the relevguit research findings of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the National Institute of Mental Health, and, as appropriate, the Agency for Health Care Policy Research are disseminated to service providers in a msinner designed to improve the delivery and effectiveness of treatment and prevention services; "(10) encourage public and private entities that provide health insurance to provide benefits for substance abuse and mental health services; "(11) promote the integration of substance abuse and mental health services into the mainstream of the health care delivery system of the United States; "(12) monitor compliance by hospitals and other facilities with the requirements of sections 542 and 543; "(13) with respect to grant programs authorized under this title, assure that— "(A) all grants that are awarded for the provision of services are subject to performance and outcome evaluations; and "(B) all grants that are awarded to entities other than States are awarded only after the State in which the entity intends to provide services— "(i) is notified of the pendency of the grant application; and "(ii) is afforded an opportunity to comment on the merits of the application; "(14) assure that services provided with amounts appropriated under this title are provided bilingually, if appropriate; "(15) improve coordination among prevention programs, treatment facilities and nonhealth care systems such as employers, labor unions, and schools, and encourage the adoption of employee assistance programs and student assistsince programs; "(16) maintain a clearinghouse for substance abuse and mental health information to assure the widespread dissemination of such information to States, political subdivisions, educational agencies and institutions, treatment providers, and the general public; "(17) in collaboration with the National Institute on Aging, and in consultation with the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and AlcohoUsm and the National Institute of Mental Health, as appropriate, promote and evaluate substance abuse services for older Americans in need of such services, and mental health services for older Americans who are seriously mentally ill; and "(18) promote the coordination of service programs conducted by other departments, agencies, organizations and individuals that are or may be related to the problems of individuals