The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) on July 16 announced $103 million in American Rescue Plan funding over three years to help reduce burnout and promote mental health among the health care workforce. The investments are geared toward rural and underserved communities and will help health care organizations establish a culture of wellness among the health and public safety workforce.
- Promoting Resilience and Mental Health Among Health Professional Workforce: 10 awards totaling approximately $29 million will go to health care organizations for evidence-informed wellness and mental health programs or protocols;
- Health and Public Safety Workforce Resiliency Training Program: 30 awards totaling approximately $68 million over three years will go to educational institutions and other appropriate state, local, Tribal, public, or private nonprofit entities to support evidence-informed health profession training to reduce burnout and suicide and promote resiliency among the workforce; and
- Health and Public Safety Workforce Resiliency Technical Assistance Center: one award for approximately $6 million to provide tailored training and technical assistance to HRSA’s workforce resiliency programs.
Applications are available on Grants.gov and due Aug. 30.
Contact Senior Director of Policy Erin O’Malley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.585.0127 with questions.