Full Text: 2023 Omnibus Bill

Dec 20, 2022

The year end spending bill, passed by Congress and signed by President Biden, includes numerous mental health and substance use-related provisions. Read the National Council’s statement here.

The National Council is pleased to see several provisions included from the following pieces of legislation:

  • Mental Health Access Improvement Act
  • Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment (MAT) Act
  • Medication Access and Training Expansion Act

In addition, the bill includes funding for:

  • Substance Use Services
  • 988
  • Mental Health Block Grant
  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • School-based grants
  • Project AWARE
  • Mobile Crisis
  • Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery (STAR) Loan Repayment Program
  • Parity Enforcement