An application for agrant under subsection (a)(2) shall include a plan for developing, maintaining, or enhancing a real-time, Internet-based bed database to collect, aggregate, and display information about beds in inpatient psychiatric facilities and crisis stabilization units, and residential community mental health and residential substance use disorder treatment facilities to facilitate the identification and designation of facilities for the temporary treatment of individuals in mental or substance use disorder crisis.
42 U.S. Code § 290bb–37. Strengthening community crisis response systems
(a) In generalThe Secretary shall award competitive grants to—
States to develop, maintain, or enhance a database of beds at inpatient psychiatric facilities, crisis stabilization units, and residential community mental health and residential substance use disorder treatment facilities, for adults with a serious mental illness, children with a serious emotional disturbance, or individuals with a substance use disorder.
(1) In general
(2) Community-based crisis response planAn application for agrant under subsection (a)(1) shall include a plan for—
promoting integration and coordination between local public and private entities engaged in crisis response, including first responders, emergencyhealth care providers, primary care providers, law enforcement, court systems, health care payers, social service providers, and behavioral health providers;
developing memoranda of understanding with public and private entities to implement crisis response services;
(3) Beds database plan
(c) Database requirementsA bed database described in this section is a database that—
provides real-time information about the number of beds available at each facility or unit and, for each available bed, the type of patient that may be admitted, the level of security provided, and any other information that may be necessary to allow for the proper identification of appropriate facilities for treatment of individuals in mental or substance use disorder crisis; and
(d) EvaluationAn entity receiving agrant under subsection (a)(1) shall submit to the Secretary, at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the Secretary may reasonably require, a report, including an evaluation of the effect of such grant on—
individuals reporting improved functional outcomes; and
(e) Authorization of appropriations