The University of Utah could soon become a national leader in mental health services.

The U. announced this morning a 150-million-dollar commitment from the Huntsman Family to establish the Huntsman Mental Health Institute at the university.

The gift supports the University Neuropsychiatric Institute, which will be renamed in recognition of the gift.

Some of the money will go to help pay for mental health screenings for more than 30-thousand U. students and others living in rural parts of Utah.

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