UND program gets federal funding to provide more mental health services to Native Americans

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GRAND FORKS, North Dakota — A University of North Dakota program that aims to get more Native Americans into psychology has received more than $200,000 in federal funding.

UND'S Indian Into Psychology program has received about $238,000 in funding from the Indian Health Service. The IHS is a department of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The psychology program helps to provide more mental health funding and professionals to underserved Native American communities.

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven says the funding will lead to better mental health services for Native Americans in North Dakota.

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