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42 USC 201 note. 104 STAT. 4600 PUBLIC LAW 101-639—NOV. 28, 1990 Public Law 101-639 101st Congress An Act To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain National Institute of JNov. £6, It^au Mental Health grants and to improve provisions concerning the State comprehen- [S. 2628] sive mental health services plan, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Mental Health United States of America in Congress assembled. Amendments of 1990. SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the "Mental Health Amendments of 1990". SEC. 2. REAUTHORIZATION OF DEMONSTRATION GRANTS FOR HEALTH SERVICES. (a) IN GENERAL.— Section 520(a) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 290cc-13(a)) is amended to read as follows: " (a) SERIOUSLY MENTALLY III INDIVIDUALS, AND CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS WITH SERIOUS EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL DISTURB- ANCES.— "<1) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary, acting through the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, may make grants to States, political subdivisions of States, and nonprofit private agencies for— "(A) mental health services demonstration projects for the planning, coordination and improvement of community services (including outreach and consumer-run self-help services) for seriously mentally ill individuals and their families, seriously emotionally and mentally disturbed children and youth and their families, and seriously mentally ill homeless and elderly individuals; "(B) demonstration projects for the prevention of youth suicide; "(C) demonstration projects for the improvement of the recognition, assessment, treatment and clinical management of depressive disorders; "(D) demonstration projects for programs to prevent the occurrence of sex offenses, and for the provision of treatment and psychological assistance to the victims of sex offenses; and "(E) demonstration projects for programs to provide mental health services to victims of family violence. "(2) MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES.— Mental health services provided under paragraph (1)(A) should encompass a range of delivery systems designed to permit individuals to receive treatment in the most therapeutically appropriate, least restrictive setting. Grants shall be awarded under such paragraph for— "(A) research demonstration programs concerning such services; and "(B) systems improvements to assist States and local entities to develop appropriate comprehensive mental