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PUBLIC LAW 101-630—NOV. 28, 1990 104 STAT. 4561 the traditional Indian health care and treatment practices of the Indian tribes to be served. "(5) For purposes of providing the training required under this subsection, there are authorized to be appropriated $1,000,000 for the fiscal year 1992, which shall remain available until expended. "(i) MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH.—(1) The St jretary, acting through the Service and in consultation with the National Institute of Mental Health, shall enter into contracts with, or make grants to, appropriate institutions for the conduct of research on the incidence and prevalence of mental disorders among Indians on Indian reservations and in urban areas. Research priorities under this subsection shall include— "(A) the inter-relationship and inter-dependence of mental disorders with alcoholism, suicide, homicides, accidents, and the incidence of family violence, and "(B) the development of models of prevention techniques. The effect of the inter-relationships and interdependences referred to in subparagraph (A) on children, and the development of prevention techniques under subparagraph (B) applicable to children, shall be emphasized. "(2) For purposes of carrying out this subsection, there are authorized to be appropriated $2,000,000 for the fiscal year 1992, which shall remain available until expended. "(j) FACILITIES ASSESSMENT. —(1) Within one year after the date of enactment of this section, the Secretary, acting through the Service, shall make an assessment of the need for inpatient mental health care among Indians and the availability and cost of inpatient mental health facilities which can meet such need. In making such assessment, the Secretary shall consider the possible conversion of existing, under-utilized service hospital beds into psychiatric units to meet such need. "(2) There are authorized to be appropriated $500,000 for the fiscal year 1992 to make the assessment required by this subsection. "(k) ANNUAL REPORT,—The Service shall develop methods for analyzing and evaluating the overall status of mental health programs and services for Indians and shall submit to the Congress an annual report on the mental health status of Indians which shall describe the progress being made to address mental health problems of Indian communities. " (1) MENTAL HEALTH DEMONSTRATION GRANT PROGRAM. —(1) The Secretary, acting through the Service, is authorized to make grants to Indian tribes and inter-tribal consortia to pay 75 percent of the cost of planning, developing, and implementing programs to deliver innovative community-based mental health services to Indians. The 25 percent tribal share of such cost may be provided in cash or through the provision of property or services. "(2) The Secretary may award a grant for a project under paragraph (1) to an Indian tribe or inter-tribal consortium which meets the following criteria: "(A) The project will address significant unmet mental health needs among Indians. "(B) The project will serve a significant number of Indians. "(C) The project has the potential to deliver services in an efficient and effective manner. "(D) The tribe or consortium has the administrative and financial capability to administer the project. Government contracts. Appropriation authorization. Appropriation authorization.