More:Flandreau tribe hiring budtenders before medical marijuana becomes legal next month The program is part of the 605 Strong programs connecting South Dakotans to basic needs, financial assistance opportunities, government information, and mental health and family resources, according to a press release from the department Wednesday.
The program will be managed by DSS’s Division of Behavioral Health, and paid for by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the release states. For anyone needing a voucher, please visit 605strong.com or contact the HelpLine at 211 for more information.
More than 50 mental health and substance use providers are already enrolled, the release states. Visit dss.sd.gov to learn more. Source
“I look forward to participating in the Behavioral Health Voucher Program and especially partnering with DSS,” said Debi Dusseault, owner and clinical therapist of Shelterbelt Counseling, LLLC. “Many more clients will be able to receive quality mental health services at a provider of their choosing.” The program also allows private counseling agencies to participate, the release states.
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