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grant funding to provide mental health resources for first responders. If a group of
 agencies applies:
● The group of agencies shall designate one first responder agency as the lead agency.
 ● The lead agency shall:
○ take responsibility for applying for grant funding on behalf of the group of
first responder agencies;
○ provide oversight of the mental health resources program for the group of
○ spouses and children of first responders; and agencies; and
○ first responders who have retired from the agency.
○ provide a quarterly report for all agencies to the committee.
C. Agency accountability is requested quarterly and includes that an agency does the
B. If establishing a new program or expanding an existing program, the applicant will need to
following:
provide details of how the proposed plan will offer or expand mental health resources to
● maintain records for five years sufficient to show how the funding is used;
first responders. Please indicate how the proposal will require mental health providers
● cooperate with the committee if and when the committee determines it is necessary contracted or employed by the first responder agency to have training and experience in
to audit agency records or evaluate the use of the funding; and
working with first responders and how the proposal will provide, at a minimum, the
● provide a quarterly report to the committee that includes: following services as required under §53-21-103(2):
○ the amount of the grant funding;
● regular periodic screenings for all employees within the first responder agency;
○ the amount of grant funding expended by the agency and the purpose for ● assessments and availability of mental health services for personnel directly
which the grant funding was spent;
involved in a critical incident within 12 hours of the incident; and
○ the amount of the grant funding not yet expended; ● access to the mental health program for:
○ the number of first responders, family members, and retired first responders
○ spouses and children of first responders; and
served; and
○ first responders who have retired from the agency.
○ the types of services provided.
C. Agency accountability is requested quarterly and includes that an agency does the
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following:
Regarding the above guidelines, please answer the questions in the application link.
● maintain records for five years sufficient to show how the funding is used;
● cooperate with the committee if and when the committee determines it is necessary Supporting documentation may be sent to mentalhealthgrant@utah.gov in addition to any
questions you may have.
to audit agency records or evaluate the use of the funding; and
● provide a quarterly report to the committee that includes:
○ the amount of the grant funding;
○ the amount of grant funding expended by the agency and the purpose for
which the grant funding was spent;
○ the amount of the grant funding not yet expended;
○ the number of first responders, family members, and retired first responders
served; and
○ the types of services provided.
Regarding the above guidelines, please answer the questions in the application link. Supporting documentation may be sent to mentalhealthgrant@utah.gov in addition to any
questions you may have.
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