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May 16, 2024

MyOMHSAS Launch

The Office of Medical Assistance and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) is pleased to announce the initial launch of MyOMHSAS as the OMHSAS-wide enterprise learning management system (eLMS).  MyOMHSAS offers training ...

May 15, 2024

PCCYFS Legislative Updates

5/10/24 The budget, telemedicine, equal pay and FMLA, PRESS, PACER, appliance energy and efficiency standards, anti-fraud ballots, NOL, prevailing wage, tax breaks, small games of chance, and distracted driving, merely ...

May 10, 2024

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $46.8 Million in Behavioral Health Funding Opportunities to advance President Biden’s Unity Agenda as Part of May Mental Health Awareness Month

On 5/8/2024, as it states in the PRESS RELEASE, "the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), announced $46.8 ...

May 8, 2024

Behavioral Health Updates

Managed Care Organizations Updates as of 5/8/2024

May 6, 2024

PCCYFS Legislative Updates

May 3, 2024 The Senate advanced legislation by Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) that would modernize existing regulations for landline phone companies in an effort to further remove barriers to broadband ...

May 2, 2024

RFP: Case Management Services at Philadelphia Community Schools

The Office of Children and Families (OCF) within the City of Philadelphia is seeking to engage community-based organizations in the provision of Case Management Services that will support the students ...

May 1, 2024

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

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April 29, 2024

PCCYFS Legislative Updates

April 26, 2024 Both the State House and the State Senate resume session next week. On the House docket we have, among many bills, HB 416 - prohibits remote stalking ...

April 29, 2024

Governor Proclaims May as Mental Health Awareness Month

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) is pleased to announce that Governor Josh Shapiro has proclaimed May as Mental Health Awareness ...

April 29, 2024

Biden-Harris Administration Releases National Strategy for Suicide Prevention and First-Ever Federal Action Plan

On April 23, 2004,  the Biden Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the 2024 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (National Strategy) and accompanying Federal Action Plan. ...