Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

Congressman Cohen Announces Grant to the Memphis and Shelby County Health Department

September 6, 2019
Press Release
Nearly $1 million for mental health and substance abuse

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the Memphis and Shelby County Health Department will be receiving a grant of $999,724 from the Center for Mental Health Services for its mental health and substance abuse programs.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

“I am pleased to see this substantial grant going to the Health Department’s mental health and substance abuse programs. Mental health is an essential component of a person’s overall health, and this funding will support programs in Memphis that benefit the entire community.”