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Apr 04

Apply Now: Promoting Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care

SAMHSA_Web_IconThe Center for Mental Health Services of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for FY 2017 Promoting Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care Cooperative Agreements. The purposes of this cooperative agreement are to: (1) promote full integration and collaboration in clinical practice between primary and behavioral healthcare; (2) support the improvement of integrated care models for primary care and behavioral health care to improve the overall wellness and physical health status of adults with a serious mental illness or children with a serious emotional disturbance; and (3) promote and offer integrated care services related to screening, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental and substance use disorders, and co-occurring physical health conditions and chronic diseases. SAMHSA expects that a continuum of prevention, treatment, and recovery support services will be offered to consumers within this grant program.

The solicitation provides further details about the project, including selection criteria. Applications are due May 7.

Source: JusticeCenter

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